I'm a research fellow at the ESRC Centre on Skills, Knowledge and Organisational Performance ( SKOPE). I am also a stipendary lecturer in Economics and Director of Studies for Visting Students at St. Anne's College, Oxford.Follow @CraigPHolmes
Labour economics, behavioural economics, experimental economics, economics of education.
Holmes, C, (2010), 'Quasi-hyperbolic discounting and retirement: a comment', Journal of Public Economics 94, pp. 135-6. Link.
Selected working papers
Holmes, C, Mayhew, K, and Keep, E, (2012), Ten questions for higher education, SKOPE Issues Paper No. 31. Link
Holmes, C, (2011), 'The route out of the routine: where do the displaced routine workers go?', SKOPE Research Paper No. 100.Link
Holmes, C, and Mayhew, K, (2010), 'UK higher education in recession', SKOPE Issues Paper No. 24.Link
Holmes, C, and Mayhew, K, (2010), 'Are UK labour markets polarising?', SKOPE Research Paper No. 97. Link
Work in progress
'Have earnings distributions polarised? Wage growth and dispersion in the hourglass labour market' (with Ken Mayhew) - submitted for publication.
'Occupational mobility and career paths in the hourglass labour market' (with Gerbrand Tholen)
'A model of pay and employment in the hourglass labour market'.
'Developing vocational excellence: learning environments within work environments' (with Susan James).
Selected conference papers
Holmes, C, and Mayhew, K, (2011), 'Room at the top - and the bottom, too: the winners and losers in the "hourglass" labour market', presented at the Education and Employers Taskforce Research Conference, Warwick University, October 12th. Link (including video)
Holmes, C and Mayhew, K, (2011), 'Thinking outside the box? Assessing mobility through typologies of employment organisation', presented at Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics Annual Meeting, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, June 24th. Slides