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Research Profile

Prof Phillip Brown 


Professor Phil Brown
Position:Distinguised Research Professor
School:Social Sciences

Telephone:+44 (0)29 208 74157
Fax:+44 (0)29 208 74175
Extension:74157
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Address:2.41 Glamorgan Building

Research Interests

  • Knowledge Economy;
  • Global Labour Market;
  • Opportunity, Inequality and Social Stratification;
  • Skill Formation and Workforce Development;
  • Future of Work;
  • Sociology of Education;
  • Graduate Employability.

Current Research

Globalisation After the Recession: Corporate Strategies, Industrial Activism and the Future of Skills (with Hugh Lauder, University of Bath). This is a follow-up study to our ESRC funded project Global Corporate Strategy and the Future of Skills: A Study of Seven Countries. Publications include The Global Auction, Oxford University Press (2010). The current project is funded through the Centre for Skills, Knowledge and Organisational Performance (SKOPE). More...

"The Global Auction" Book Media Coverage, includes review and article links, coverage of the prestigious Global HR Forum 2010, and a video about the book. More...


The Social Construction of Talent: A Comparative Study of Education, Recruitment  and Occupational Elites (with Sally Power, SOCSI, Cardiff University). This is a pilot project based on research in England and France also funded through the Centre for Skills, Knowledge and Organisational Performance (SKOPE). More...