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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.

Current Teaching

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.

Research Interests

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

Selected Publications

Journal articles (8)

Reports (9)

  • Green AE; Owen D; Jones PS (2008) Migrant Workers in the South East Regional Economy. Institute for Employment Research, University of Warwick.
  • Green AE; Jones PS; Owen D (2007) The economic impact of migrant workers in the West Midlands. Institute for Employment Research, University of Warwick.
  • Green A; Jones PS; Owen D (2007) Migrant Workers in the East Midlands Labour Market. Institute for Employment Research, University of Warwick.
  • Jones PS; Elias P (2006) Administrative data as a research resource: a selected audit. A report to the ESRC Research Resources Board..
  • Jones PS; Wilson R (2006) Future Skills Scotland: Labour Market Projections for Scotland.. Institute for Employment Research, University of Warwick.
  • Jones PS; Elias P (2005) Science, Engineering and Technology and the UK's Ethnic Minority Population. London: The Royal Society..
  • Davies R; Jones PS (2005) Trends and context to rates of workplace injury. Health and Safety Executive.
  • Dickerson A; Jones PS; Wilson R (2004) Labour Market Projections to 2014. Future Skills Scotland. Scottish Enterprise.
  • Dickerson AP; Jones PS (2004) Estimating the Impact of a Minimum Wage on the Labour Market Behaviour of 16 and 17 Year Olds. Low Pay Commission (LPC).

Working papers (1)

  • Jones PS; Dickerson AP (In press) Poor returns: winners and losers in the job market
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