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Behavioural biases and credit card repayments among Malaysians (2023)
Journal Article
Sahul Hamid, F., & Md Harizan, S. H. (2023). Behavioural biases and credit card repayments among Malaysians. International Journal of Banking and Finance, 18(2), 53-78. https://doi.org/10.32890/ijbf2023.18.2.3

Analyses done using the survey response of 451 credit cardholders in the northern region of West Malaysia have shown that credit cardholder repayment pattern differed based on their demographic profile. Specifically, the study found that credit cardh... Read More about Behavioural biases and credit card repayments among Malaysians.

The macroeconomics of austerity (2023)
Report
Michell, J., Calvert Jump, R., Meadway, J., & Nasciemento, N. (2023). The macroeconomics of austerity. https://progressiveeconomyforum.com: Progressive Economy Forum

A new study from the thinktank the Progressive Economics Forum (PEF), published today, uses official figures to show that the total economic damage inflicted by austerity is significantly higher than previously thought, needlessly cutting more than h... Read More about The macroeconomics of austerity.

Frameworks, principles, and accreditation: Making data governance work (2022)
Presentation / Conference
Ritchie, F. (2022, November). Frameworks, principles, and accreditation: Making data governance work. Presented at RSS Data Ethics and Governance – origins, progress and priorities, London

Presentation to the Royal Statistical Society Data Ethics Section, covering the origins and development of the Five Safes, the EDRU approach to problems-solving, principles-based regulation, and how these all need to work together to achieve effectiv... Read More about Frameworks, principles, and accreditation: Making data governance work.

A marriage of convenience: How employers and students working in hospitality view the employment relationship (2022)
Journal Article
Evans, C., Ritchie, C., Drew, H., & Ritchie, F. (2022). A marriage of convenience: How employers and students working in hospitality view the employment relationship. Hospitality and Society, 12(3), 299-318. https://doi.org/10.1386/hosp_00055_1

Since the 1990s, the hospitality industry has been increasingly characterized by temporary and insecure forms of employment, a development, which has coincided with rising numbers of students seeking part-time employment. This provides increased job... Read More about A marriage of convenience: How employers and students working in hospitality view the employment relationship.

Unemployment and COVID-19 in OECD countries: Does the gender of head of state matter? (2022)
Working Paper
Arif, A., Saeed, A., Naveed, S., & Azam, A. Unemployment and COVID-19 in OECD countries: Does the gender of head of state matter?

This paper analyses the differences in the COVID-19 situation and resulting unemployment growth in OECD countries with male and female heads of state. Our sample period covers three waves of COVID-19. We have performed the wavelet analysis to evaluat... Read More about Unemployment and COVID-19 in OECD countries: Does the gender of head of state matter?.

Using ASHE to examine trends in low pay: Initial exploration of the data (2020)
Report
Bryson, A., Phan, V., Stokes, L., Ritchie, F., Forth, J., McKenzie, A., & Whittard, D. (in press). Using ASHE to examine trends in low pay: Initial exploration of the data. Bristol: Low Pay Commission

Using the Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings (ASHE) 2004-2019 we report consistent time-series estimates of the percentage of jobs on and around the minimum wage; low paid jobs above the minimum; and ‘high paid’ jobs. In doing so we report on some i... Read More about Using ASHE to examine trends in low pay: Initial exploration of the data.

(De)constructing the financialised culture of owner-occupation in the UK, with the aid of the 10Cs (2016)
Journal Article
Robertson, M. (2017). (De)constructing the financialised culture of owner-occupation in the UK, with the aid of the 10Cs. New Political Economy, 22(4), 398-409. https://doi.org/10.1080/13563467.2017.1259303

Taking owner-occupation as the quintessential form of financialised housing provision, this paper investigates how housing cultures, understood as a set of shared behaviours and beliefs about housing, have been (re)shaped in the UK in a way that favo... Read More about (De)constructing the financialised culture of owner-occupation in the UK, with the aid of the 10Cs.

Introduction to special issue on the material cultures of financialisation (2016)
Journal Article
Bayliss, K., Fine, B., & Robertson, M. (2017). Introduction to special issue on the material cultures of financialisation. New Political Economy, 22(4), 355-370. https://doi.org/10.1080/13563467.2017.1259304

This paper offers a wide-ranging introduction to the symposium on the material culture of financialisation. It begins by addressing the nature of financialisation itself, drawing on a tight definition in order to distinguish the phenomenon of financi... Read More about Introduction to special issue on the material cultures of financialisation.