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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 Jill Rubery

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

Research Theme: Human Capital


Jill’s research focuses on comparative analyses of employment systems with a specialisation in gender and labour market structure. She has acted as an advisor to numerous UK, European and world institutions and has expertise on topics including minimum wages, gender equality, the organisation of employment, social inclusion and economic sociology. She was made a fellow of the British Academy in 2006.

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