David Spencer – Contributor Profile
University of Leeds
Professor of Economics and Political Economy
David Spencer, Professor of Economics and Political Economy at the University of Leeds, holds a PhD in Economics and a MA in Economics, both from the University of Leeds, as well as a BA (Hons) in Economics, CNAA.
His general interests lie in the economics and political economy of work, employment relations/work studies, the history of economic thought, and political economy. Current research focuses on a number of interconnected areas, including the conceptualisation of work, the changing boundaries between labour economics and other areas of labour research, the study of the quality of work and of worker well-being, and the process of financialisation especially as the latter bears on work and labour.