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Professor Ken Mayhew

Emeritus Professor of Education and Economic Performance

Emeritus Fellow of Pembroke College, Oxford

Research interests

  • Labour market segmentation
  • The ageing workforce
  • The economics of higher education
  • Low paid work in the UK and Europe

He is currently a member of the UK Armed Forces Pay Review Body and an Extraordinary Professor at Maastricht University. He was the founding Director of SKOPE, a multi-disciplinary centre on Skills, Knowledge and Organisational Performance, based in the Oxford Department of Education.

Professor Mayhew has worked as a consultant for a number of private and public sector organisations at home and abroad. In the UK these include the Department of Education and Skills, the Department of Trade and Industry and the Confederation of British Industry. Abroad they include the EU, the Polish and Belgian Governments, SIK (Sweden) and Group Training Australia. He is an editor of Oxford Economic Papers and of The Oxford Review of Economic Policy.

Further Information

Links to publicly accessible reports; academic publications available on request.