Damian Grimshaw is Professor of Employment studies at Manchester Business School and Director of EWERC (European Work and Employment Research Centre). His research on pay and employment in the UK and comparisons with other European countries and the United States has been funded by several international bodies (eg. OECD, ILO, European Commission, Russell Sage Foundation). Recent publications inclue: an edited book with Routledge Minimum Wages, Pay Equity and Comparative Industrial Relations (2013, Routledge); an article in Cambridge Journal of Economics 'The end of the UK's liberal collectivist social model? The implications of the coalition government's policies during the austerity crisis' (with Jill Rubery, 2012); and a book chapter 'Women's changing job structure in Europe: Patterns of job concentration, low pay and welfare state employment' (with Hugo Figueiredo, 2012), in E. Macias-Fernaqndez and J. Hurley (eds.) Transformations of the Employment Structure in the EU and US, Routledge.
Damian Grimshaw teaches two undergraduate courses - Globalisation and Employment (second year) and Globalisation and National Employment Systems (final year) - and two postgraduate courses - Multinationals and Comparative Employment Systems and Employment Policy and Practice. He is curently rewriting a textbook with colleagues (first published in 2003 as 'The Organisation of Employment: an International Perspective', Palgrave.