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Jonathan Michie

Jonathan Michie

Professor of Innovation & Knowledge Exchange, University of Oxford

Professor Michie is Professor of Innovation & Knowledge Exchange. From 2004-2008 Jonathan was Director of Birmingham Business School and a member of Council at the University of Birmingham, where he was Professor of Management; from 1997-2004 he held the Sainsbury Chair of Management at Birkbeck, University of London where he was Head of the School of Management & Organisational Psychology. From 1992-1997 he was a University Lecturer in Accounting & Finance at the Judge Business School in Cambridge where he was also a Fellow & Director of Studies in Economics at Robinson College and a Research Associate of the ESRC Centre for Business Research.

Jonathan is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences, on whose Council he serves; Director of the Oxford Centre for Mutual and Employee-owned Business at Kellogg; a member of the Economic Advisory Panel for the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra); and Chair of Governors at UWC Atlantic College and a member of the United World Colleges (UWC) Council.

Publications include: The Political Economy of Competitiveness: Essays on employment, public policy and corporate performance (with M. Kitson, Routledge, 2000); the edited 2-Volume Reader’s Guide to the Social Sciences (Routledge & Fitzroy Dearborn, 2001); The Handbook of Globalisation (Edward Elgar, 2003 and updated 2011); The Political Economy of the Environment (Routledge, 2011); Why the Social Sciences Matter, (editor, with Cary Cooper), Macmillan, 2015; Mutual, Cooperative and Employee-Owned Businesses in the Asia Pacific (editor, with Chris Rowley), Routledge, 2015; and the Handbook of Co-operative and Mutual Business, (editor, with Joseph Blasi and Carlo Borzaga), Oxford University Press (in press 2017). He is Managing Editor of the International Review of Applied Economics.

Its official: inequality, climate change and social polarisation are bad for you

Jan 11, 2017 17:35 pm UTC| Insights & Views Life

This years Global Risks Report from the World Economic Forum warns that rising income inequality and societal polarisation could create further problems if urgent action isnt taken - and thats after the car-crash that was...

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Economy

Is China the potential driver of a new wave of globalisation?

Since the 2008 global financial crisis and with a particular impetus after Xi Jinping became president in 2012 Chinas foreign policy has been characterised by a departure from a keeping a low profile approach to one of...

Japan's underlying inflationary pressures remain subdued, highlight difficult task ahead for the BoJ

In Japan, data from the Internal Affairs Ministry showed on Friday that Japans core consumer inflation gauge rose for a fourth month in April, the longest run of gains since mid-2015, but remains far below the central...

German bunds climb on safe-haven demand amid quiet trading session

The German bunds climbed at the close of the trading week on Friday as investors poured into safe-haven instruments amid a quiet trading session that witnessed data of less economic significance. The yield on the...

EUR/HUF likely to remain steadily higher over the coming year, says Commerzbank

MNB remained dovish at its May Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting this week, but there was the absence of any fresh dovish signals, which made markets wonder whether or not MNB was going to reconsider its ultra-dovish...

JGBs flat post slightly lower-than-expected April core consumer inflation

The Japanese government bonds traded flat on the last trading day of the week after reading the countrys slightly lower-than-expected core consumer price inflation for the month of April. The benchmark 10-year bond...

Politics

Virtual doorstep: journalists, social media and the victims of tragedy

Some of the most powerful stories about the atrocity in Manchester have been told online: whether pictures of the missing, the videos taken in the aftermath or the hashtags such as #roomformanchester or #acityunited...

How World War I changed the weather for good

Culture has rarely tired of speaking about the weather. Pastoral poems detail the seasonal variations in weather ad nauseam, while the term pathetic fallacy is often taken to refer to a Romantic poets wilful translation of...

Beyond Brexit: ‘Global Britain’ looks to the emerging Anglosphere for new opportunities

What lies beyond Brexit? This is not just a question for the United Kingdom and the European Union, but also one that will reverberate around the world. One answer is the Anglosphere. Often spoken of as an...

Electioneering in the social media age

Britain is engaged in a General Election contest and once again political parties are investing money, time and energy in their online presence. The Tories are ploughing cash into Instagram adverts and Labour is doing its...

How UKIP’s decline could provide a major boost for Theresa May

The British prime minister Theresa May called a snap general election in the expectation that it will deliver her a substantially increased parliamentary majority. This in turn would give her the strong and stable...

Science

Resistance to hydropower is evaporating as science takes centre stage

Big dams have a bad reputation. Theyre often associated with social disruption and environmental damage. That perception is now shifting. The challenges of climate, urbanisation and economic growth in countries and...

There Are Now Tattoos That Can Say It Was Stupid To Get A Tattoo Out Loud

Humans have had a long history with tattoos, going back to the hunter-gatherer days when primitive tribes would mark themselves after a successful hunt or winning a war. These days, tattoos have become a fashion statement,...

Gas Station On The Moon Planned, Mars Mission Jump Point

There are several developments in the space sector right now, one of which is the effort to colonize Mars. However, this project has quite a few obstacles with energy burnout being a major factor. This is where a Caltech...

Arms Early Impressions Favorable, Nintendo Switch Motion Control Seems Good

When it was announced that Nintendo was going to be released a fighting game with motion controls called Arms, many were concerned that the response wouldnt be up to par. Based on early impressions, however, both the game...

Scientific Proof That Vegans Are Right, Going Meatless Will Save The World

In developed communities, particularly in the US, Vegans have earned unfortunate reputations for being a little annoying. However, new scientific research suggests that they may actually have the right standpoint on the...

Technology

Designing games that change perceptions, opinions and even players' real-life actions

In 1904, Lizzie Magie patented The Landlords Game, a board game about property ownership, with the specific goal of teaching players about how a system of land grabbing impoverishes tenants and enriches property owners....

Another Private Rocket Company Competes With SpaceX, Successful Test Reaches Space

Theres no denying that Elon Musks SpaceX is the most popular private space company in the business right now. However, its not the only one. Another American company successfully launched a rocket from a New Zealand site,...

Bitcoin Hits $2,800 In Value, Surges To The Top Of Google Searches

It seems cryptocurrency is having a fantastic month, with Bitcoin reportedly hitting a high of $2,800 in terms of value this May. As a result of this increased appreciation, word of the digital currency has spread enough...

T-Mobile To Launch Digits, One Number To Rule All Devices And It’s Free

When T-Mobile announced its Digits service back in December, a lot of people were excited about the prospect of having just one phone number to use with all of their devices. At the time, it was still in beta but not...

Free ‘The Witcher’ Game Available To Players Of ‘Gwent’ Closed Beta

CD Projekt Red has opened the doors to the open beta of the Gwent: The Witcher Card Game, so everyone can finally try out the spin-off card game found in The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt title. This isnt the end of the surprises,...
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May 28 15:00 UTC Released

SAPvt Sector Loans YY*

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-0.3 %

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-0.1 %

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SAM3 Money Supply YY*

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0.7 %

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0.0 %

May 29 08:00 UTC 366366m

EZLoans to Households*

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2.4 %

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EZLoans to Non-Fin

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2.3 %

May 29 08:00 UTC 366366m

EZMoney-M3 Annual Grwth*

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5.2 %

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5.3 %

May 29 23:30 UTC 12961296m

JPAll Household Spending MM*

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1.1 %

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-2 %

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JPAll Household Spding YY*

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-0.7 %

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-1.3 %

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JPJobs/Applicants Ratio

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1.46 %

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1.45 %

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JPUnemployment Rate

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2.8 %

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2.8 %

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JPRetail Sales YY

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2.3 %

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2.1 %

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