Research at Leeds Beckett
Dr Paul Jones
About Dr Paul Jones
Paul joined Leeds Business School in 2014. Paul is Senior Lecturer in the Economics, Analytics and International Business subject group. Paul is course leader for the BA International Business programme. In addition to course leadership duties, Paul’s role at Leeds Business School involves teaching on a range of economics modules, as well as personal tutorship and dissertation/thesis supervision at undergraduate and postgraduate level.
Prior to coming to Leeds Business School, Paul worked as a Senior Lecturer at Sheffield Hallam University and as an Associate Fellow at the Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research. Prior to this Paul worked as a Research Fellow at the Warwick Institute for Employment Research.
Paul is Module Leader for the following modules:
- Business, Government & Competition
- Economics for Business Enterprise
Paul teaches on various modules, primarily on the BA in Business Economics course.
Paul’s research expertise is in the area of Labour Economics. Paul has published papers and presented at various conferences in this area. Paul’s previous publications cover topics in the following areas:
- Unemployment dynamics
- Spatial and temporal change in labour markets
- Job quality and typology
- Health impacts of work
Paul’s current research efforts are focused on examining:
- The changing pattern of hours worked in the UK
- Patterns of employment ‘shocks’ by occupation and industry over recent years