Centre for Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy
Welcome to CAGEFind out more
CAGE is a research centre in the Department of Economics. Funded by the ESRC, CAGE is carrying out a 5 year programme of innovative research.
ESRC awards CAGE £3.5 MillionFind out more
The Economic and Social Research Council has awarded CAGE £3.5 million to continue its research programme for another 5 year term.
The Danish Happiness Gene?Find out more
New research explores the reasons that some nations report such high happiness levels and suggests that the answer lies partly in our genes.
Myths of the Great WarFind out more
The Royal Economic Society Newsletter features a recent lecture by Professor Mark Harrison on the widely-held myths about the 1st World War.
CAGE researchers discussed the role of enterprise in developing countries at a recent policy roundtable event at the Social Market Foundation.1 JULY 2014
Prof Nick Crafts gave a lecture on Catching Up and Falling Behind: Lessons from 20th Century Growth on 1 July 2014 at the OECD Headquarters, Paris.1 JULY 2014
Professor Kimberley Scharf at the ESRC Centre for Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE) has been widely credited with helping to reverse government proposals of a cap on tax relief for charitable giving.15 JULY 2014
Congratulations to Dennis Novy on winning an award for Research Impact and Public Engagement for his work with the House of Lords and Transantlantic Trade and Investment Partnership.10 JULY 2014
CAGE-Chatham House Roundtable Meeting, Wednesday 19 March 2014
Professor Nick Crafts has been awarded a CBE for services to Economics.16 JUNE 2014
A new report, ‘The Future of UK Manufacturing: A New Era of Opportunity and Challenge for the UK’, has just been published by the Government Office for Science. 37 evidence papers were produced as part of this project. Nick Crafts’ and Alan Hughes’ paper ‘Industrial Policy for the Medium and Long-term’ is available as part of the CAGE working paper series.
In this new Policy Paper Professor Crafts argues that the crisis has inflicted significant damage to future growth prospects in the Eurozone.