Paul Latreille

University of Sheffield, UK, and IZA, Germany

The IZA World of Labor project is a fantastic resource translating research into digestible pieces that explain the fundamentals in a way that’s clear and can help support policymakers. I’m delighted and honored to be able to contribute alongside so many eminent authors to such a worthwhile, impactful project

IZA World of Labor role


Current position

Professor of Management and Deputy Pro-Vice Chancellor for Learning and Teaching, University of Sheffield

Research interest

Employment tribunals, workplace mediation, economics of disability, economic inactivity, training, self-employment, and e-learning

Past positions

Professor of Economics, Swansea University


PhD Economics, Warwick University, 1992

Selected publications

  • “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).