Research projects by title Greenwich Political Economy Research Centre

  • An investment and equality-led sustainable growth programme for Europe
      Investigators at GPERC: Professor Ozlem Onaran, Dr Giovanni Cozzi, Dr Maria Nikolaidi, Thomas Obst, Daniele Tori
      Project size: 95,300 Eur
      Project length: 2016
      Funders: Foundation of European Progressive Studies, Economic Council of the Labour Movement (ECLM) – Denmark, TASC–Ireland
  • The impact of financialisation on investment in developing and developed countries
  •   Investigators at GPERC: Professor Ozlem Onaran, Daniele Tori 
      Project size: 12,000 USD
      Project length: 2016 
      Funders: United Nations /UNCTAD

  • Working for the economy: the economic case for trade unions
      Investigators at GPERC: Professor Ozlem Onaran, Alexander Guschanski
      Project size: 28,420 GBP
      Project length: 2015
      Research partners: James Meadway, Alice Martin (New Economics Foundation UK)
      Funders: Prospect, Community, FDA, Nationwide Group Staff Union, Nautilus International, Royal College of Nursing, Society of Radiographers, USDAW
  • Expert review of the United Nations Global Policy Model
      Investigators at GPERC: Professor Ozlem Onaran
      Project size: 12,000 USD
      Project length: 2015-2016
      Funders: International Labour Office (ILO)
  • The political economy of income distribution: industry level evidence from Austria
      Investigators at GPERC: Professor Ozlem Onaran, Alexander Guschanski
      Project size: 24,000 Eur
      Project length: 2015-2016
      Funders: Vienna Chamber of Labour (Austria)
  • Beyond austerity, towards employment: a gender-aware framework
      Investigators at GPERC: Professor Ozlem Onaran, Dr. Giovanni Cozzi
      Project size: 110,000 Eur
      Project length: 2 year (2015-2016)
      Research partners: Professor Susan Himmelweit and Dr Jerome De Henau (Open University, UK), Dr Hannah Bargawi (SOAS, University of London UK), Lars  Anoelsen Signe Dahl (ECLM)
      Funders: FEPS, Economic Council of the Labour Movement (ECLM) – Denmark, TASC – Ireland; FEPS
  • Modelling the interactions between the ecosystem, the financial system and the macroeconomy
      Investigators at GPERC: Dr Maria Nikolaidi
      Project size: 280,000 GBP
      Project length: 2014-2016  
      Research partners: Dr Yannis Dafermos (University of the West of England UK), Giorgos Galanis (New Economics Foundation UK)
      Funders: Network for Social Change
  • Evaluation of research and development (R&D) expenditures, firm survival, firm growth and employment: UK evidence in the OECD context
      Investigators at GPERC: Professor Mehmet Ugur, Dr Edna Solomon, Dr Francesco Guidi
      Funding: 126,632 GBP
      Project length: 18 Months (June 2014 – December 2015)
      Research partners: Dr Eshref Trushin (Durham University, UK)
      Funders: Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC, UK)
  • ECOTEC 21: Promoting Renewable Energies: Work Package 4.4: To explore the practical requirements of establishing a decentralised energy community combining local residents, public sector and commercial entities
      Investigators at GPERC:  Dr Anne-Marie Coles; Dr Athena Piterou
      Project length:  2013-2015
      Research partners:  Medway Council, Hampshire Country Council, Remade, University de Picadie Jules Verne, Amiens Metropole, Habitat du Littoral,   University de Caen Basse, Chambre d'agriculture de la Somme, Agence development d'urbanisme du Grande Amienois
      Funders: Interrreg  Programme France (Channel) - England



  • The political economy of education systems in conflict-affected contexts
      Investigators at GPERC: Professor Mehmet Ugur, Dr Edna Solomon, Dr Francesco Guidi />  Funding: 65,624 GBP
      Project length: July 2013 – June 2014
      Research partners: Professor Mario Novelli and Dr Sean Higgins (University of Sussex, UK); Dr Oscar Valiente (University of Galsgow UK)
      Funders: The Department for International Development
    (DfID, UK)

  • Optimising the Dual Goals of Microfinance
      Investigator at GPERC: Prof. Ana Marr
      Project size: 220,000 GBP
      Project length: 2009 - 2013
      Funders: Leverhulme Trust, Award won under open external competition. Grant Reference Number: F/00 345/D

  • Innovation and employment in low-income countries: A systematic review
      Investigators at GPERC: Professor Mehmet Ugur
      Funding: 34,150 GBP
     
    Project length: 12 Months (April 2011 – March 2013)
      Research partners: Dr Denis Hawkes (Institute of Education, UK); Professor Arup Mitra (Institute of Economic Growth, India)
      Funders: The Department for International Development (DfID, UK




  • Adoption and Diffusion of Sustainable Energy Technologies in London
      Investigators at GPERC: Dr Anne-Marie Coles; Dr Athena Piterou
      Project size:  5000 GBP
      Project length:   2011-2012
      Research Partners: Professor Audley
    Genus, Kingston University
      Funders: Greenwich University Research and Enterprise Fund

  • Transnational Entrepreneurship and Traditional Chinese Medicine
      Investigators at GPERC: Dr Anne-Marie Coles
      Project size: 12,000 GBP
      Project length: 2010-2011
      Research partners: Dr Lin Yan, Anglia Ruskin University
      Funders:
    Greenwich University Research and Enterprise Fund

  • Sustainable technology transition through innovation network reconfiguration – dematerialising the 'printed paper' text
      Investigators at GPERC: Dr Anne-Marie Coles; Dr Athena Piterou
      Project size: £130,000
      Project length: 2004-2008
     
    Research partners: Professor Fred Steward, University of Westminster, Professor Ruth McNally, Anglia Ruskin University, Dr Helena Valve, SKYE, Helsinki, Dr Joyce Tsoi
      ESRC Sustainable Technologies Programme

Greenwich Political Economy Research Centre is part of the Business School, University of Greenwich.