John Forth

Bayes Business School at City, University of London, and IZA

IZA World of Labor provides a great forum for the exchange of scientific knowledge on labour market issues, helping to inform future research and policy.

IZA World of Labor role


Current position

Reader in Human Resources Management

Research interest

Human resource management, idustrial relations and labor studies, gender and diversity management

Past positions

Principal Research Fellow, National Institute of Economic and Social Research, London


PhD. City University of London, 2022

Selected publications

  • "Are Women Doing it for Themselves? Gender Segregation and the Gender Wage Gap." Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics 84:6 (2022):1329-1355 (with N. Theodoropoulos and A. Bryson)

  • “The role of the workplace in ethnic wage differentials." British Journal of Industrial Relations 62:1 (2022): 259-290 (with N. Theodoropoulos and A. Bryson)

  • “Does Employing Older Workers Affect Workplace Performance?” Industrial Relations 59:4 (2020): 532–562 (with A. Bryson, H. Gray and L. Stokes)

  • “Who fared better? The fortunes of performance pay and fixed pay workers through recession.” British Journal of Industrial Relations 55:4 (2017): 778-801 (with L. Stokes, A. Bryson and M. Weale)

  • “Employees’ subjective wellbeing and workplace performance.” Human Relations 70:8 (2017) 1017-1037 (with A. Bryson and L. Stokes)