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Researchers in Organisations, Markets and Policy are inspired by pluralist/heterodox perspectives in Business Studies (including Economics, Finance and Management), especially critical political economy and institutional economics.
Interests in the group focus on the fundamental entities of business studies in the global economy. Some of our work is theoretical, others is applied and has policy oriented focus. We employ and advocate interdisciplinary approaches in both areas.
Our research covers a range of sectors and institutions in different geographies, including the UK, Europe, Asia and sub Saharan Africa. The scholars in this group have expertise and interest in the following areas:
Hulya Dagdeviren is a Professor of Economic Development at University of Hertfordshire.
She worked as an advisor for international institutions such as the United Nations Development Programme and acted as external evaluator for the EU research funding programmes. At present, she is the Co-editor in Chief of Competition and Change, an interdisciplinary journal, publishing high quality research on globalisation, financialisation and political economy.
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Competition and Change is an international peer-reviewed journal, uniquely featuring theoretical, empirical and policy oriented research that aims to develop an understanding of the causes and consequences of competition and change with respect to globalization, financialisation and broader conceptualisations of restructuring capitalist relations.
The journal is interdisciplinary and welcomes contributions from a wide range of social science disciplines, including heterodox economics, political economy, critical research on work, management and organisation, economic geography, sociology, development studies and international relations.
The Organisations, Markets and Policy Research Group is engaged in networks of international excellence and attracts prestigious grants. Three members of OMP (Professor Geoffrey Hodgson, Dr. Francesca Gagliardi and Dr. David Gindis) hold board-level positions within the World Interdisciplinary Network for Institutional Research (WINIR).
WINIR is a global network of around 500 members across 6 continents dedicated to the study of the nature, function, evolution, and impact of the institutions and organisations of economic and social life.
|Olajide Ajewole||The moderating impact of formal and informal financial institutions on the growth of small and medium scale enterprises in the Nigerian manufacturing sector.||PhD|
|Adebowale Akande||Market Oriented Programmes for Rural Poverty Alleviation: A Study of AgResults in Nigeria.||PhD|
|Tanweer Ali||Firms, ownership and corporate governance.||PhD|
|Osaren Emokpae||An exploratory study of how and why some Micro finance Banks overcome adversity and why others do not.||PhD|
|Elmo Gomes||The Replication of Organizational Routines in Franchise Systems.||PhD|
|Stamatis Mitropoulos||Creation, Dissolution and Sustainability of Labour-Managed Firms.||PhD|
|Jonathan Myers||Changing the Tune: Conceptualising the Effects of the Global Financial Crisis on Stakeholder Perceptions of Corporate Value.||PhD|
|Vivien Ojadi||Bank Consolidation and Operational Risk Management.||PhD|
|Lianne Oosterbaan||Tenure Rights, Gender and Food Security in South India.||PhD|
|Nana Osei||The factors that limit or enhance the effectiveness of microcredit for poverty reduction in the context of Ghana.||PhD|
|Michelle Brazil Rugnetta||Understanding the Commercialization of Innovative Medical Technology from a Co-Evolutionary Perspective.||PhD|
|Zachary Stevens||Mass Media’s Influence on Policymaking Authority and Outcomes.||PhD|
|Masimba Zata||An empirical study on efficiency capacity and drivers in the UK insurance industry after the 2008 financial crisis.||PhD|
|Oleg Zhukov||National cultures’ influence on the ability of MNCs’ affiliates to locally adapt global marketing strategies.||PhD|