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Current research within the CCEPP focuses on the following issues:
- The question of whether financial structure matters to growth and development.
- The impact of monetary and fiscal policy at the national, regional and international levels.
- Assessment of Inflation Targeting strategies.
- The relationships between finance, capital flows and growth/development - the role of credit in today's economies.
- The Great Recession and Economic Policy Implications.
- Regional growth theory and the development of a post-Kaldorian approach and a critical analysis of the neoclassical approach to modelling economic growth.
- Increasing returns and regional economic growth; EU convergence and Structural Funds.
- Macroeconomic developments in the USA, Europe and Japan.
- International trade issues with respect to regional and national economic growth.
- Wage and unemployment relationships in the European Union.
- The role of ‘economic policy reforms’ at both the theoretical and empirical levels with special attention to the emerging markets.
- Distributional issues of income and wealth in the UK.
- Inequality Adjusted Growth Rates in Latin America.