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Martyn Andrews was a research worker and a PhD student at the LSE between 1977 and 1983, was then appointed as a Research Associate at the ESRC Macroeconomic Modelling Bureau, University of Warwick, for three years before joining the University in 1986. He is a Professor of Applied Econometrics. He is currently a member of the Royal Economic Society and the European Association of Labour Economists, and he is an Editor of the Manchester School. He was responsible for all postgraduate matters in the School of Social Sciences between 2010 and 2012, and is now spending more time doing research.

Research interests

Specific research interests:

Martyn's research interests are in mainstream applied labour economics, using large-scale micro- and panel- datasets. These include: training and matching in the youth labour market, wages in unionised labour markets, hours of work, work sharing, matched employee-employer data, education gender gaps, and inter-regional migration.

Current research projects:

Martyn's current interests focus on the methodology and use of linked employer-employee datasets (LEEDs), where he has collaborated with the Institut fur Arbeitsmarkt und Berufsforschung (IAB), Nurnberg, who fund and manage one of a small number of a matched employee-employer panel datasets in circulation. This research originated when he was a Research Fellow at the Centre for Research on Globalisation and Economic Policy, University of Nottingham, (part-time, October 2001-September 2002) and was recently funded by an ESRC Grant entitled "Ownership, wages, and spill-overs: an analysis using linked employer-employee data'', with R. Upward (Nottingham), T. Schank (Erlangen) and L. Bellmann (IAB).



Phd Students

  • Obbey Elamin (submitted May2013)
  • Rabeya Khatoon (submitted September 2013)
  • Mohammad Rahman (submitted April 2013)

Current teaching:

  • ECON30341 Cross Section Econometrics
  • ECON60052 Cross Section Econometrics
  • ECON60512 Applied Econometrics

Further information

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 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth

Research Beacons, Institutes and Platforms

  • Digital Futures


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