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About this Fellow

Economics Economic Sociology Economic Policy



Current post

  • Professor of Comparative Employment Systems, Alliance Manchester Business School, The University of Manchester

Past Appointments

  • Fellow, Murray Edwards College University of Cambridge, 1977 - 1989
  • Senior Research Officer, Department of Applied Economics, University of Cambridge, 1978 - 1989
  • Lecturer to Senior Lecturer, Manchester School of Management, The University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, 1989 - 1995
  • Professor of Comparative Employment Systems, Manchester Business School, University of Manchester, 1995
  • Research Assistant, University of Oxford, 1973 - 1975
  • Professor of Comparative Employment Systems, Alliance Manchester Business School, University of Manchester, 1995


Structured Labour Markets, Worker Organisation and Low Pay Cambridge Journal of Economics 1978

The Organisation of Employment: an international perspective 2003

Fragmenting Work: blurring organisational boundaries and disordering hierarchies 2005

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Urban inequality and the social structure of contemporary cities, including the study of neighbourhood effects; stability and change in crime over the life course

Professor Mike Wright

Entrepreneurial ownership mobility and finance in developed and emerging economies, encompassing management buyout and private equity, academic spin-offs and venture capital, returnee entrepreneurs, family firms, initial public offerings, business angels

Professor Fiona Williams

Gender, 'race' and ethnicity in social policy; migrant care workers and the transnational political economy of care; the place of care in contemporary society; welfare state futures

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