Catherine Robinson is a senior lecturer in Applied Economics and Business Statistics in the Department of Leadership & Management at Kent Business School. Currently, she is Deputy Dean with responsibility for Accreditations and Medway. She is a Member of the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and has been a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy since 2019.
As an applied economist, Kate’s research focus in primarily around productivity and firm performance. Her current research covers three key areas of interest: (1) skills mismatch and technology driven skill requirements; (2) small and social enterprise development, survival and growth, and (3) regional inequalities and the determinants of firm performance.
Kate publishes her work in leading academic journals, such as the Journal of Business Research, The Review of Economics and Statistics, Labour Economics, The Manchester School & Small Business Economics. Kate’s research has been funded by the UK Low Pay Commission, the Office for National Statistics, the Economic and Social Research Council and the European Commission.
Kent Business School profile: https://www.kent.ac.uk/kent-business-school/people/2468/robinson-catherine
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