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Biography

   

Jill Rubery has worked at Manchester since 1989, first at the  Manchester School of Management at UMIST and since 2004 in Alliance Manchester Business School. She  previously worked at the Department of Applied Economics at Cambridge University. She is the Director of the Work and Equalities Institute at Alliance Manchester Business School.  She was previously Deputy Director of Alliance Manchester Business School (2007-2013) and head of the People, Management and Organisation Division ( 2004- 2009). In 2006 she was elected a fellow of the British Academy and an emeritus fellow of Murray Edwards College, University of Cambridge

 

Research interests

Jill Rubery’s  research interests are in comparative employment systems with a particular focus on gender. She has researched and published widely on topics such as labour market regulation policies, minimum wages; new forms of work and flexibility; women's employment and women's pay; employers' working-time policies; and international comparative employment systems. She founded the European Work and Employment Centre in 1994, now subsumed in the new Work and Equalities Institute which she directs. Her research has been funded by the ESRC, the Equal Opportunities Commission, the Leverhulme Trust, the ILO and the European Commission amongst others. For many years she coordinated the gender and employment expert group for the EU and she is a member of the ILO’s steering committee for its Regulating Decent Work conference. 

 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities

Research Beacons, Institutes and Platforms

  • Digital Futures
  • The Productivity Institute
  • Work and Equalities Institute
  • Manchester Institute for Collaborative Research on Ageing

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