Eleni PapagiannakiBirmingham City University | BCU · Birmingham City Business School
Labour Economics, Political Economy, The Future of Work
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Unpaid overtime in Britain has been excessive. The article measures the contribution of unpaid overtime in relation to UK industries economic output (Gross Value Added-GVA) for the period 2002-2012, using the Labour Force Survey (LFS) and the Office for National Statistics (ONS-Blue Book), capturing the different patterns before and after the 2007-...
This research reveals the current state of the circular economy, challenges and opportunities of implementing CE, and interventions that could facilitate effective implementation of circular economy in the TC industry. The study, using a multi-country survey method, reveals the correlation of CE fields of action (take, make, distribute, use and rec...
Against the backdrop of socio-economic conflict, this paper analyses a number of approaches to classes in the economics, political economy and sociology literatures. Our argument is structured into two themes which consider: (i) class and individualism; (ii) social and economic classes. We also consider deductive and inductive class analyses within...
This paper examines the trajectory in the surplus-value rate in the UK economy in the period 1992-2018, using ONS (Blue Book) and Understanding Society data. In doing so, we examine the percentage point change, year-on-year, and decompose this change into the constituent drivers associated with absolute and relative surplus-value production. In thi...
This dissertation attempts to measure the contribution of unpaid overtime in relation to UK industries (SIC codes)’ economic output (Gross Value Added) for the period 2002-2012, based on data from the Labour Force Survey (LFS) and the Office for National Statistics (ONS). The study provides the different theoretical approaches of unpaid labour’s de...
In the last period, especially before the current economic crisis began, the phenomenon of employees working long hours without been paid has been observed. This trend appears to have become stronger in the last 15 years but there is ample evidence that the tendency began before then. While there have been various explanations put forward as to why...