National Productivity Week 27th January 2025 | Visit Website

A diverse community of
leading experts, policymakers
and practitioners

The Institute’s key research themes
are led by ten academic partners
spread across the UK.

We’re a UK-wide research
organisation exploring what
productivity means for business

Businesses are crucial to solving
the UK’s productivity problems.

Professor Anthony Rafferty

Professor in Employment Studies, Alliance Manchester Business School

Research Theme: Human capital


Anthony’s research concerns issues surrounding labour market inequalities (e.g. gender and racial discrimination) and understanding the implications for organisational and management practice of issues of sustainable and inclusive growth. He has undertaken advisory roles or research consultancy for a variety of organisations including the UN International Labour Organisation, the European Institute for Gender Equality, the UK Commission for Skills and Employment, The European Foundation and the UK Research Council. He has also advised the UK government on employment and welfare reform issues.

Research Projects

Research output