Category Archives: Interviews

The middle-class in poor countries

Last week I blogged the first part of an interview with Phillip Brown, and his work with Lauder and Ashton on the ‘global auction’ for middle-class jobs. In this final post, I asked him whether offshoring middle-class jobs is actually … Continue reading

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Offshoring middle-class jobs: myths, realities, policies

Good jobs in the UK and US are under threat, facing a ‘global auction’ against emerging economies that Western countries are likely to lose – according to a fascinating recent book by Brown, Lauder & Ashton that I previously described … Continue reading

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Inequalities Interview: Ruth Lupton, LSE

This is the first of an occasional series of posts where we ask inequalities researchers about what they want to achieve from academic research.  In this post, I speak to Ruth Lupton, a Senior Research Fellow in CASE at LSE.  … Continue reading

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