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and practitioners

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productivity means for business

Businesses are crucial to solving
the UK’s productivity problems.

Dr Marianne Sensier

Research Fellow at Alliance Manchester Business School at The University of Manchester

Research Theme: Organisational Capital and Geography & Place


Marianne obtained both of her degrees (BA in Economics with Econometrics and PhD) from the University of Sheffield. She joined the staff at Manchester in November 1997 and has worked on a number of research projects and held a Hallsworth Fellow position at the Centre for Growth and Business Cycle Research. Marianne works for Professor Fiona Devine at the Alliance Manchester Business School and has written blogs for Policy@Manchester. Her research areas include: regional business cycles, inequalities and economic resilience. Marianne is an Associate Member of the Manchester Institute of Innovation Research, AMBS.