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Dr Karen Bonner is a Lecturer in Entrepreneurship at Queens University, Belfast. She is also a Research Associate of the Enterprise Research Centre providing support to the Demography and Innovation research themes. Her teaching and research interests have a policy focus and lie within the areas of entrepreneurship, innovation and small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) growth. Karen co-authors the UK Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) report. She also has extensive experience utilising micro-data to examine aspects of firm performance in Northern Ireland and the UK.
Karen gained her PhD from Aston Business School. She also has a First Class Hons Degree in Economics, and a Masters in Applied Economics, from Ulster University.
Prior to joining Queen's Karen was a Senior Research Fellow at the Enterprise Research Centre within Aston Business School. She also previously worked as a Research Economist at the Economic Research Institute of Northern Ireland (formerly Northern Ireland Economic Research Centre) and as a Research Assistant at the First Trust Bank.
Karen has extensive experience using micro-level data to understand firm level growth and performance and has recently undertaken a wide range of projects, to include programme evaluation, and analysis of firm behaviour and growth, for clients such as the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS); the British Business Bank; Goldman Sachs; Scottish Enterprise, Invest NI and Forfás.
MGT3011 Innovation Management
MGT3011 Managing Innovation
MBA7166 Perspectives on Entrepreneurship, Risk and Innovation
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Business Management and International Business with a Language
Years 1 and 2 Business Management
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Research output: Contribution to conference › Paper
Evaluating the Impact of a Start-up Simulation on Entrepreneurship Education in the Business School & BeyondFrost, A. & Bonner, K., 20 Jun 2019.
Research output: Contribution to conference › Poster
Research output: Book/Report › Commissioned report
Research output: Working paper
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article
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