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Innovative Social Investment: Strengthening communities in Europe (InnOSI) Final Conference

Today some of the PERU team are in Brussels leading the closing conference for the InnOSI project. A short video describing the project and its main aims is available to watch. Speakers at today's conference include PERU's Prof. Sue Baines,…


Manchester as Cosmopolis: Global Migration in a Changing UK

Kevin Albertson spoke at this one day event on the theme “Globalisation, Nationalism and Devolution”.  His general conclusion is that the process of globalisation is beneficial for a national economy, however there is unambiguous evidence…


The Economic Inefficiency of Student Fees and Loans

In this report, published by the Intergenerational Foundation, Kevin argues that the benefits of a young person getting a higher education qualification in England accrue in the ratio 58% to the nation and 42% to the graduate. It follows, for economic…


Developing the socio-political and cultural languages of devolution

Kevin Albertson recently organised and spoke at the ESRC funded event “The Rime of the Ancient Manchester: Developing the socio-political and cultural languages of devolution”. At this event, Kevin argued for the role of social sciences in…


Yule be pleased you took time to listen

Kevin Albertson recently discussed the value (or otherwise) of giving presents on ABC’s radio programme/podcast The Money. Some economists have suggested giving gifts destroys economic value; Kevin argues, the most important gift we can give is…

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