University of Sheffield, UK, and IZA, Germany
IZA World of Labor role
Professor of Management and Deputy Pro-Vice Chancellor for Learning and Teaching, University of Sheffield
Employment tribunals, workplace mediation, economics of disability, economic inactivity, training, self-employment, and e-learning
Professor of Economics, Swansea University
PhD Economics, Warwick University, 1992
“Work-related health risks in Europe: Are older workers more vulnerable?” Social Science and Medicine 88 (2013): 18–29 (with M. K. Jones, P. L. Sloane, and A. V. Staneva).
“Are you experienced? SME use of and attitudes towards workplace mediation.” International Journal of Human Resource Management 23:3 (2012): 590–606 (with F. Buscha and A. Conte).
“Employment tribunals and the civil courts: Isomorphism exemplified.” Industrial Law Journal 41:4 (2012): 387-406 (with S. Corby)
.“Is there a public sector training advantage? Evidence from the workplace employment relations survey.” British Journal of Industrial Relations 46:4 (2008): 674–701 (with P. D. Murphy, M. Jones, and D. Blackaby).
“Quantitative evidence in the evaluation of ADR: The case of judicial mediation in UK Employment Tribunals.” International Journal of Human Resource Management 23:3 (2012): 567–589 (with P. Urwin and V. Karuk).
The economics of employment tribunals
Understanding how employment tribunals make decisions can guide reforms of employment dispute settlementPaul Latreille, January 2017Employment tribunals or labor courts are responsible for enforcing employment protection legislation and adjudicating rights-based disputes between employers and employees. Claim numbers are high and, in Great Britain, have been rising, affecting both administrative costs and economic competitiveness. Reforms have attempted to reduce the number of claims and to improve the speed and efficiency of dealing with them. Balancing employee protection against cost-effectiveness remains difficult, however. Gathering evidence on tribunals, including on claim instigation, resolution, decision making, and post-tribunal outcomes can inform policy efforts.MoreLess