WERU

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AcronymDefinition
WERUWelsh Economy Research Unit
WERUWind Energy Research Unit (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation; Australia)
WERUWork and Employment Research Unit (UK)
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Professor Max Munday of the Welsh Economy Research Unit at Cardiff Business School added: "These findings give us a valuable insight into the return on investment we get from improving our historical assets in Wales.
The Federation of Small Businesses in Wales said in its evidence to that inquiry that the Welsh Government's strategy had been "opaque" and "crowded and confused", while the director of the Welsh Economy Research Unit at Cardiff University, Professor Max Munday, claimed Wales had "lost ground consistently" to EU competitors since its demise.
Max Munday, director of the Welsh Economy Research Unit at Cardiff University, told Assembly Members on the Enterprise and Business Committee that a new arms-length organisation should be set up to promote the Welsh brand.
With the Welsh Economy Research Unit at Cardiff University having reported that Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon will represent an estimated PS756m of capital investment, the newly formed advisory group will take responsibility for championing a new tidal lagoon industry in Wales to maximise the potential of supply chain opportunities within Wales and the UK.
A report on the project has been written by the Welsh Economy Research Unit at Cardiff University and projected the scheme could generate a capital investment of PS756m, PS300m of which would be spent in Wales.
Last month the Welsh Government published a report by Regeneris Consulting and the Welsh Economy Research Unit at Cardiff Business School on the potential for tidal stream and wave energy projects in Wales.
The economic impact study by the Welsh Economy Research Unit of Cardiff University found PS50m of the PS58m "premier effect" was generated by Swansea City itself through its TV and other income and its spending on supplies and spending by its staff of more than PS120m (including players).
Professor Max Munday, director at Cardiff Business School's Welsh Economy Research Unit, said: "Welsh Water spending has a substantial impact in Wales, with the impact spread across a number of different sectors of the economy.
The economic impact study by the Welsh Economy Research Unit of Cardiff University looked at spending by the club itself, by its players and other staff, plus money handed over to pubs, clubs, taxis, restaurants, hotels and other businesses by countless thousands of home and visiting and fans.
The Haven, which was recently awarded enterprise zone status by the Welsh Government, supports more than 5,000 jobs in Wales, according to the report from Cardiff University's Welsh Economy Research Unit (WERU) - which was commissioned by the Milford Haven Port Authority.
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