Centre for Enterprise and Economic Development Research
Established in the early 1990s, the Centre for Enterprise and Economic Development Research (CEEDR) is a leading academic research centre specialising in small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs), regional and local economic development, social enterprise and labour market analysis.
We have an established reputation for the high quality, independence and impact of our research work. CEEDR’s research team have a proven track record of expertise, academic publication, scholarship and applied policy research in the areas of:
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Our work informs government policy around business support and access to finance
We have led £2 million of research projects in a field attracting much attention
We are helping to address the problem of transforming disadvantaged areas