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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 Damian Grimshaw

Professor of Employment Studies and Associate Dean for Research Impact at King's College London

Committees: Executive Team
Research Theme: Human capital (lead)


Damian Grimshaw has published extensively on international comparisons of low-wage labour markets, outsourcing and Human Resource Management, technology and the future of work, precarious work, collective bargaining and gender inequality. His research outlook crosses multiple disciplines, including labour market analysis, comparative employment relations, feminist economics, sociology of work and management. During 2018-19 Damian was Director of Research at the International Labour Organisation in Geneva.

Damian is the co-Productivity Forum co-lead for London & South.

Research project

Regional Productivity Forum

Research output