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Durham University

Research & business

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Dr Martin Robson, BA, MA, PhD

Associate Professor in Economics in the Business School
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 33 46349
Room number: MHL 149

Contact Dr Martin Robson (email at m.t.robson@durham.ac.uk)

Biography

Martin is currently the module leader for the Economics Dissertation and a member of the Business School's Research Ethics sub-Committee. Prior to joining the University in 2000, he lectured for a number of years at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne.

Martin's main teaching and research interests are in the fields of Labour Economics and Industrial organisation,.

Mini Biography

Martin is currently the module leader for the Economics Dissertation and a member of the Business School's Research Ethics sub-Committe. Prior to joining the University in 2000, he lectured for a number of years at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne.

Research Groups

Business School

Research Interests

  • Economics of the labour market effects of natural disasters
  • Regional labour markets
  • Small business and entrepreneurship, in particular the economics of self-employment
  • The economic impact of labour market institutions

Publications

Journal Article

Media Contacts

Available for media contact about:

  • Economics: competition policy
  • Economics: trends in self-employment and small business development
  • Employment: national and regional labour market trends
  • Regional Economy: national and regional labour market trends