1992 …2020
If you made any changes in Pure these will be visible here soon.

Personal profile

Research interests

I have been a Professor of Education and Political Economy at the University of Bath since 1996.

  • Fellow the Academy of Social Sciences (FAcSS),
  • Eleven books published  (3 published by Oxford University Press with translations of four books into several languages including Chinese, Japanese and Korean).
  • Since 2005 he has given keynote presentations in over 17 countries, including World Bank in Washington, International Labour Office in Geneva, European Commission in Brussels.
  • Visiting Professor at the University of Witswaterand, UCL Institute of Education, London University and the University of Turku.
  • Currently Visiting Professor at the Centre for Skills, Performance and Productivity Research, Institute for Adult Learning/Workforce Development Agency,  Singapore
  • Director, The Institute for Policy Research, University of Bath, 2014-2016.
  • Long track record of successful doctoral supervision (37 Doctoral students).


Key publications

Research interests

  • Political economy of skill formation
  • Educational policy
  • Political economy of education
  • School effectiveness

Fingerprint Fingerprint is based on mining the text of the person's scientific documents to create an index of weighted terms, which defines the key subjects of each individual researcher.

  • 53 Similar Profiles
education Social Sciences
sociology of education Social Sciences
globalization Social Sciences
auction Social Sciences
economy Social Sciences
knowledge economy Social Sciences
school Social Sciences
sociology Social Sciences

Network Recent external collaboration on country level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots.

Projects 2007 2020

training opportunities
knowledge transfer
public space

Education, Well Being and the Emergent Economies of Brazil, Russia and South Africa

Daniels, H. R. J. & Lauder, H.


Project: Research council


Managing Mobility to Maximise Learning

James, C., Brown, C., Daniels, H. R. J., Jones, G. & Lauder, H.


Project: Central government, health and local authorities

Research Output 1992 2018

2 Citations

Fractures in the education-economy relationship: The end of the skill bias research programme?

Lauder, H., Brown, P. & Cheung, S. Y., 2 Jul 2018, In : Oxford Review of Economic Policy. 34, 2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

research program
political economy
empirical analysis
labor market
Open Access
academic success
working class

Powerful sociological knowledge? An analysis of the british sociological association and the national curriculum in Britain

Kupfer, A., Lauder, H., Guile, D. (ed.), Reiss, M. (ed.) & Lambert, D. (ed.), 2017, Powerful Knowledge. Routledge

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Technology, History and Pedagogy: Exploring the Distance between Theory and Practice.

Athey, G., 21 Nov 2017, 205 p.

Research output: ThesisDoctoral Thesis

Open Access
new technology
educational practice
history of the press

The Death of Human Capital

Brown, P., Lauder, H. & Chung, S. Y., 2017, New York, U. S. A.: Oxford University Press.

Research output: Book/ReportBook


A critical review of graduate employability skills : lessons from the Maltese experience

Author: Thake, A. M., 27 Jun 2017

Supervisor: Cressey, P. (Supervisor) & Lauder, H. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD


Addressing the Social Exclusion of Children from Primary Education: Country Analyses of India and Mozambique

Author: Jenkins, R., 1 Jul 2009

Supervisor: Lauder, H. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Education (EdD)


An Evaluation Of Selected Interventions To Raise Participation At University Within The UK Widening Participation Policy Context

Author: Toloue Kashefpakdel, E., 12 Oct 2016

Supervisor: Lauder, H. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD


An investigation into how white working class students break the trend of underachievement and accomplish academic success

Author: Barrett, G., 27 Jun 2017

Supervisor: Lauder, H. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD