Emeritus Professor Ken Mayhew

Ken Mayhew is Emeritus Professor of Education and Economic Performance and Emeritus Fellow of Pembroke College, Oxford.

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.

Ken obtained a First in Modern History at Worcester College, Oxford and took a Masters in Economics at LSE. After graduate school he joined Her Majesty’s Treasury before moving to Oxford. In 1989 and 1990 he was Economic Director at the UK National Economic Development Office, and 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 was on the Academic Advisory Board of the National Skills Taskforce and Chair of an expert group advising the OECD on the background questionnaire for PIAAC. His major research interests are in labour economics, human resource management and the economics of education and training. He has published widely in these areas. He is an editor of Oxford Economic Papers and of The Oxford Review of Economic Policy, and is on the editorial board of the Oxford Review of Education.

Ken Mayhew would welcome informal contacts from prospective doctoral students interested in the following topics:

  • The economics of education
  • Transitions from the education system to the labour market
  • Work-based training and learning
  • Education and social mobility

Research

Ken’s current research is mainly in five areas: transitions from education into the labour market; the economics of work-based training; the economics of higher education; low paid work in the UK and Europe; the labour market as a social model.

Books

  • Appelbaum, E, Bosch, G, Gautié, J, Mason, G, Mayhew, K, Salverda, W, Schmitt, J, Westergaard-Nielsen, N (2010) Introduction and overview.

  • LLoyd, C, Mason, G, Mayhew, K (2008) Low-Wage Work in the United Kingdom. Russell Sage Foundation.

  • Grip, AD, Loo, JV, Mayhew, K (2002) The Economics of Skills Obsolescence Theoretical Innovations and Empirical Applications. Jai.

  • Mayhew, K, Fenn, P, McGuire, A (1994) Providing Health Care. Oxford: OUP.

  • Mayhew, K, Layard, R, Owen, G (1994) Britain's Training Deficit. Avebury Publishing.

  • Bowen, A, Mayhew, K (1991) Reducing Regional Inequalities.

  • Fenn, P, McGuire, A, Mayhew, K (1991) Providing Health Care. Hardback. Oxford: OUP.

  • Bowen, A, Mayhew, K (1990) Improving Incentives for the Low-Paid. Springer.

  • Mayhew, K (1983) Trade Unions and the Labour Market. Blackwell Pub.

  • Robinson, DJS, Mayhew, K (1983) Pay policies for the future.

Book chapters

  • Bonsaver, G (2015) “Accented voices in contemporary Italian cinema”, In: Destination Italy: Representing Migration in Contemporary Media and Narrative. 345-364
    DOI: http://doi.org/10.3726/978-3-0353-0657-6

  • Mayhew, K, Wickham-Jones, M (2014) “The UK's Social Model from New Deal to Economic Crisis”, In: J-E Dolvik, A Martin (eds.) European Social Models from Crisis to Crisis: Employment and Inequality in an Era of Monetary Integration. Oxford: OUP.

  • Holmes, C, Mayhew, K (2014) “The winners and losers in the ‘hourglass’ labour market”, In: Understanding Employer Engagement in Education: Theories and Evidence. 92-113
    DOI: http://doi.org/10.4324/9781315779966

  • Mayhew, K (2010) “Comment on Anderson and Ruhs”, In: B Anderson, M Ruhs (eds.) Who Needs Migrant Workers: Labour Shortages, Immigration and Public Policy.

  • Gautié, J, Westergaard-Nielsen, N, Schmitt, J, Mayhew, K (2010) “The impact of institutions on the supply side of the low-wage labor market”, In: Low-Wage Work in the Wealthy World. 147-182

  • Bosch, G, Mayhew, K, Gautié, J (2010) “Industrial relations, legal regulations, and wage setting”, In: Low-Wage Work in the Wealthy World. 91-146

  • Mayhew, K, Keep, E (2009) “Knowledge, skills and competitiveness”, In: F Rauner, R Maclean (eds.) Handbook of TVET Research.

  • Mayhew, K, Mason, G, Osborne, M, Stevens, P (2008) “Low pay,labour market institutions and job quality”, In: C Lloyd, G Mason, K Mayhew (eds.) Low Wage Work in the UK. New York: Russell Sage.

  • Mayhew, K, Mason, G (2008) “Low paid work in the UK: an overview”, In: C Lloyd, G Mason, K Mayhew (eds.) Low Wage Work in the UK. New York: Russell Sage.

  • Mayhew, K, Deer, C (2007) “The changing nature and context of higher education in the UK”, In: T Butler, M Dane (eds.) Reflections on Change.

  • Mayhew, K (2005) How to improve the human capital of older workers. Paris: OECD.

  • Mayhew, K, de Grip, A, van Loo, J (2002) “The economics of skills obsolescence”, In: A de Grip, J van Loo, K Mayhew (eds.) The Economics of Skills Obsolescence Theoretical Innovations and Empirical Applications. Jai.

  • Mayhew, K (2002) “The high skills vision”, In: A Jolly (ed.) Skills and Training Directory. Kogan Page.

  • Mayhew, K (2002) “Higher education - size matters”, In: G Hayward, S James (eds.) Growing Higher Education: Expansion or Hyperinflation.

  • Mayhew, K, Holtham, G, Ingram, P (1998) “The long term unemployed - what more can be done?”, In: J McCormick, C Oppenheim (eds.) Welfare in Working Order. London: IPPR.

  • Keep, EJ, Mayhew, K (1998) “Vocational Education and Training and Economic Performance”, In: T Buxton, P Chapman, J Temple (eds.) Britain’s Economic Performance. 2nd edition. London: Routledge. 367-395

  • Keep, EJ, Mayhew, K (1998) “Training and Development”, In: S Fox (ed.) The European business environment UK. London: Thomson Business Press. 219-241

  • Keep, EJ, Mayhew, K (1996) “UK Training Policy - Assumptions and Reality”, In: A Booth, DJ Snower (eds.) Acquiring Skills Market Failures, Their Symptoms and Policy Responses. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 303-334

  • Mayhew, K, Ingram, P, Guest, D (1996) “How do we think about pay?”, In: H Murlis (ed.) Pay at the Crossroads. London: IPD.

  • Keep, EJ, Mayhew, K (1996) “Training for the Unemployed”, In: P Meadows (ed.) Work out - or Work in? Contributions to the debate on the future of work. York: Joseph Rowntree Foundation. 140-155

  • Keep, EJ, Mayhew, K (1995) “The Economic Demand for Higher Education, and Investing in People - Two Aspects of Sustainable Development in British Higher Education”, In: F Coffield (ed.) Higher Education in a Learning Society. Durham: Durham University School of Education. 81-110

  • Keep, EJ, Mayhew, K (1995) Training Policy for Competitiveness - Time for a Fresh Perspective?. London: Policy Studies Institute. 110-145

  • Mayhew, K, Layard, R, Owen, G (1994) “Why we need a Training Reform Act”, In: K Mayhew, R Layard, G Owen (eds.) Britain's Training Deficit. Avebury.

  • Keep, EJ, Mayhew, K (1994) “The Changing Structure of Training Provision”, In: T Buxton, P Chapman, P Temple (eds.) Britain's Economic Performance. London: Routledge.

  • Mayhew, K, Anderton, R (1994) “A comparative analysis of the UK labour market”, In: R Barrell (ed.) The UK Labour Market: Comparative Aspects and Institutional Developments. Cambridge University Press.

  • Mayhew, K (1994) “Pay policies in the private sector: an international overview”, In: M Lavender (ed.) International Pay Policies. London: Public Finance Foundation.

  • Keep, EJ, Mayhew, K (1993) “Training and the Labour Market”, In: C Trinder, P Jackson (eds.) The Public Services Yearbook 1993. London: Chapman and Hall. 169-190

  • Mayhew, K (1992) “Incomes policy”, In: New Palgrave Dictionary of Money and Finance. Palgrave.

  • Mayhew, K (1991) “Pay policies in the private sector: an international overview”, In: J Hawkins (ed.) International Pay Policies. Public Finance Foundation.

  • Mayhew, K, McGuire, A, Fenn, P (1991) “The economics of health care”, In: K Mayhew, A McGuire, P Fenn (eds.) Providing Health Care. Oxford: OUP.

  • Mayhew, K, Bowen, A (1991) “Regional economic disparities: some public policy issues”, In: K Mayhew, A Bowen (eds.) Reducing Regional Inequalities.

  • Mayhew, K (1991) “Training: the way ahead”, In: Employment Institute (ed.) Improving Britain's Industrial Performance. Employment Institute.

  • Mayhew, K (1991) “Regional issues in economics: setting the scene”, In: K Mayhew, A Bowen (eds.) Reducing Regional Inequalities.

  • Keep, EJ (1990) “Training for the Low Paid”, In: A Bowen, K Mayhew (eds.) Improving Incentives for the Low-Paid. London: Macmillan/NEDO. 139-180

  • Mayhew, K, Ray, A (1990) “White collar pay and employment”, In: M Gregory, A Thompson (eds.) A Portrait of Pay. OUP.

  • Mayhew, K, Bowen, A (1990) “Incentives for the low paid: issues for public policy”, In: K Mayhew, A Bowen (eds.) Improving Incentives for the Low Paid.

  • Mayhew, K, Bowen, A, Brewer, D (1990) “Incentives for the low paid: setting the scene”, In: K Mayhew, A Bowen (eds.) Improving Incentives for the Low Paid.

  • Mayhew, K, Turnbull, P (1989) “Models of union behaviour”, In: R Perlman, R Drago (eds.) Microeconomic Issues in the Labour Market. Harvester.

  • Mayhew, K (1986) “Economists and immigration”, In: A Dummett (ed.) Towards a Just Immigration Policy.

  • Mayhew, K (1986) “Employee behaviour”, In: D Morris (ed.) The Economic System in the UK. OUP.

  • Mayhew, K, Addison, J (1983) “Discrimination in the labour market”, In: G Bain (ed.) Industrial relations in Britain. Blackwell.

  • Mayhew, K (1983) “Traditional incomes policies”, In: D Robinson, K Mayhew (eds.) Pay Policies for the Future.

  • Mayhew, K, Greenhalgh, C (1981) “Labour supply in Great Britain: theory and evidence”, In: Z Hornstein, J Grice (eds.) The Economics of the Labour Market. HMSO.

  • Mayhew, K (1981) “Incomes policy and the private sector”, In: R Elliott, L Fallick (eds.) Incomes Policy, Inflation and Relative Pay. George Allen and Unwin.

  • Mayhew, K (1981) “The institutional context of incomes policy”, In: R Chater, A Dean, R Elliott (eds.) Incomes Policies. OUP.

  • Keep, EJ, Mayhew, K “Education and Training”, In: C Trinder, P Jackson (eds.) Public Services Yearbook 1994. London: Chapman and Hall. 237-254

Conference papers

Journal articles

  • Mayhew, K (2017) “UK higher education and Brexit”, OXFORD REVIEW OF ECONOMIC POLICY. 33(1) S155-S161.
    DOI: http://doi.org/10.1093/oxrep/grx012

  • Mayhew, K (2016) “Human Capital, Growth and Inequality”, Welsh Economic Review. 24(0) 23-23.
    DOI: http://doi.org/10.18573/j.2016.10052

  • Holmes, C, Mayhew, K (2016) “The economics of higher education”, OXFORD REVIEW OF ECONOMIC POLICY. 32(4) 475-496.
    DOI: http://doi.org/10.1093/oxrep/grw031

  • Mayhew, K (2015) “Derek Robinson (9 February 1932-1 September 2014)”, ECONOMIC AND LABOUR RELATIONS REVIEW. 26(3) 490-492.
    DOI: http://doi.org/10.1177/1035304615597839

  • Laczik, A, Mayhew, K (2015) “Labour market developments and their significance for VET in England: Current concerns and debates”, Research in Comparative and International Education. 10(4) 558-575.
    DOI: http://doi.org/10.1177/1745499915615974

  • Mayhew, K (2015) “UK labour market policy then and now”, OXFORD REVIEW OF ECONOMIC POLICY. 31(2) 199-216.
    DOI: http://doi.org/10.1093/oxrep/grv017

  • Keep, E, Mayhew, K (2014) “Inequality - 'wicked problems', labour market outcomes and the search for silver bullets”, OXFORD REVIEW OF EDUCATION. 40(6) 764-781.
    DOI: http://doi.org/10.1080/03054985.2014.979580

  • Mayhew, K (2013) “Government and business: an introduction”, OXFORD REVIEW OF ECONOMIC POLICY. 29(2) 249-260.
    DOI: http://doi.org/10.1093/oxrep/grt028

  • Cobham, D, Adam, C, Mayhew, K (2013) “The economic record of the 1997-2010 Labour government: an assessment”, OXFORD REVIEW OF ECONOMIC POLICY. 29(1) 1-24.
    DOI: http://doi.org/10.1093/oxrep/grt014

  • Amable, B, Mayhew, K (2011) “Unemployment in the OECD”, OXFORD REVIEW OF ECONOMIC POLICY. 27(2) 207-220.
    DOI: http://doi.org/10.1093/oxrep/grr019

  • Lloyd, C, Mayhew, K (2010) “Skill: the solution to low wage work?”, Industrial Relations Journal. 41(5) 429-445.
    DOI: http://doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-2338.2010.00578.x

  • Keep, E, Mayhew, K (2010) “Moving beyond skills as a social and economic panacea”, WORK EMPLOYMENT AND SOCIETY. 24(3) 565-577.
    DOI: http://doi.org/10.1177/0950017010371663

  • Salverda, W, Mayhew, K (2009) “Capitalist economies and wage inequality”, OXFORD REVIEW OF ECONOMIC POLICY. 25(1) 126-154.
    DOI: http://doi.org/10.1093/oxrep/grp008

  • Keep, E, Mayhew, K, Payne, J (2006) “From skills revolution to productivity miracle - Not as easy as it sounds?”, OXFORD REVIEW OF ECONOMIC POLICY. 22(4) 539-559.
    DOI: http://doi.org/10.1093/oxrep/grj032

  • Mayhew, K, Neely, A (2006) “Improving productivity - Opening the black box”, OXFORD REVIEW OF ECONOMIC POLICY. 22(4) 445-456.
    DOI: http://doi.org/10.1093/oxrep/grj026

  • Mayhew, K, Deer, C, Dua, M (2004) “The move to mass higher education in the UK: many questions and some answers”, OXFORD REVIEW OF EDUCATION. 30(1) 65-82.
    DOI: http://doi.org/10.1080/0305498042000190069

  • Keep, E, Mayhew, K (2004) “The economic and distributional implications of current policies on higher education”, OXFORD REVIEW OF ECONOMIC POLICY. 20(2) 298-314.
    DOI: http://doi.org/10.1093/oxrep/grh017

  • Gold, M, Charlwood, A, Müller-Camen, M, Lucas, R, Crowley, S, Heery, E, Benson, J, Mayhew, K, Bach, S, Moore, S, Finkin, M, Rowlinson, M, Beauregard, A (2002) “Book Reviews”, British Journal of Industrial Relations. 40 341-368.

  • Mayhew, K (2002) “The state of working Britain”, BRITISH JOURNAL OF INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS. 40(2) 355-357.

  • Borghans, L, Green, F, Mayhew, K (2001) “Skills measurement and economic analysis: An introduction”, OXFORD ECONOMIC PAPERS-NEW SERIES. 53(3) 375-384.
    DOI: http://doi.org/10.1093/oep/53.3.375

  • Mayhew, K (2000) “The assessment: Labour markets and welfare”, OXFORD REVIEW OF ECONOMIC POLICY. 16(1) 1-12.
    DOI: http://doi.org/10.1093/oxrep/16.1.1

  • Felstead, A, Green, F, Pack, A, Mayhew, K (2000) “The Impact of Training on Labour”, British Journal of Industrial Relations. 38(2)

  • Green, F, Felstead, A, Mayhew, K, Pack, A (2000) “The impact of training on labour mobility: Individual and firm-level evidence from Britain”, BRITISH JOURNAL OF INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS. 38(2) 261-275.
    DOI: http://doi.org/10.1111/1467-8543.00162

  • Felstead, A, Green, F, Mayhew, K (1999) “Britain's training statistics: A cautionary tale”, WORK EMPLOYMENT AND SOCIETY. 13(1) 107-115.
    DOI: http://doi.org/10.1017/S0950017099000070

  • Keep, E, Mayhew, K (1999) “The assessment: Knowledge, skills, and competitiveness”, OXFORD REVIEW OF ECONOMIC POLICY. 15(1) 1-15.
    DOI: http://doi.org/10.1093/oxrep/15.1.1

  • Mayhem, K (1997) “The Education and Training Mismatch”, Business Strategy Review. 8(2) 51-53.
    DOI: http://doi.org/10.1111/1467-8616.00022

  • Keep, E, Mayhew, K (1996) “Towards a learning society — Definition and measurement”, Policy Studies. 17(3) 215-232.
    DOI: http://doi.org/10.1080/01442879608423708

  • Keep, E, Mayhew, K (1996) “Economic Demand for Higher Education?A Sound Foundation for Further Expansion?”, Higher Education Quarterly. 50(2) 89-109.
    DOI: http://doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-2273.1996.tb01693.x

  • MAYHEW, KEN, SEABRIGHT, PAUL (1992) “INCENTIVES AND THE MANAGEMENT OF ENTERPRISES IN ECONOMIC TRANSITION: CAPITAL MARKETS ARE NOT ENOUGH”, Oxford Review of Economic Policy. 8(1) 105-129.
    DOI: http://doi.org/10.1093/oxrep/8.1.105

  • HELM, D, MAYER, C, MAYHEW, K (1991) “THE ASSESSMENT - MICROECONOMIC POLICY IN THE 1980S”, OXFORD REVIEW OF ECONOMIC POLICY. 7(3) 1-12.

  • MAYHEW, K (1991) “THE ECONOMICS OF HUMAN-RESOURCE MANAGEMENT - MITCHELL,DJB, ZAIDI,MA”, BRITISH JOURNAL OF INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS. 29(3) 534-535.

  • MAYHEW, K (1991) “THE ASSESSMENT - THE UK LABOR-MARKET IN THE 1980S”, OXFORD REVIEW OF ECONOMIC POLICY. 7(1) 1-17.
    DOI: http://doi.org/10.1093/oxrep/7.1.1

  • McGUIRE, ALISTAIR, FENN, PAUL, MAYHEW, KEN (1989) “THE ASSESSMENT: THE ECONOMICS OF HEALTH CARE”, Oxford Review of Economic Policy. 5(1) 1-20.
    DOI: http://doi.org/10.1093/oxrep/5.1.1

  • KEEP, EWART, MAYHEW, EN (1988) “THE ASSESSMENT: EDUCATION, TRAINING AND ECONOMIC PERFORMANCE”, Oxford Review of Economic Policy. 4(3) 1-1.
    DOI: http://doi.org/10.1093/oxrep/4.3.1-a

  • KNIGHT, JB, MAYHEW, K (1987) “WAGE DETERMINATION AND LABOR-MARKET INFLEXIBILITY - INTRODUCTION”, OXFORD BULLETIN OF ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS. 49(1) 1-8.

  • MAYHEW, K (1986) “WAGE RESTRAINT BY CONSENSUS - BRITAIN SEARCH FOR AN INCOMES-POLICY AGREEMENT 1965-79 - FISHBEIN,WH”, JOURNAL OF ECONOMIC LITERATURE. 24(2) 694-695.

  • Mayhew, K (1985) “Reforming the labour market”, Oxford Review of Economic Policy. 1(2) 60-79.
    DOI: http://doi.org/10.1093/oxrep/1.2.60

  • MAYHEW, K (1985) “ECONOMICS OF UNEMPLOYMENT - AN HISTORICAL-PERSPECTIVE - CASSON,M”, INDUSTRIAL & LABOR RELATIONS REVIEW. 38(4) 667-668.
    DOI: http://doi.org/10.2307/2524010

  • ROBINSON, D, MAYHEW, K (1983) “SPECIAL ISSUE - PAY POLICIES FOR THE FUTURE - INTRODUCTION”, OXFORD BULLETIN OF ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS. 45(1) 3-13.

  • MAYHEW, K (1983) “FAIRNESS, COLLECTIVE-BARGAINING, AND INCOMES-POLICY - WILLMAN,P”, MANCHESTER SCHOOL OF ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL STUDIES. 51(1) 105-106.

  • MAYHEW, K (1983) “TRADITIONAL INCOMES POLICIES”, OXFORD BULLETIN OF ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS. 45(1) 15-32.

  • ROBINSON, D, MAYHEW, K (1983) “SPECIAL ISSUE - PAY POLICIES FOR THE FUTURE - CONCLUSIONS”, OXFORD BULLETIN OF ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS. 45(1) 127-139.

  • MAYHEW, K, ROSEWELL, B (1981) “OCCUPATIONAL-MOBILITY IN BRITAIN”, OXFORD BULLETIN OF ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS. 43(3) 225-255.
    DOI: http://doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-0084.1981.mp43003001.x

  • MAYHEW, K, ROSEWELL, B (1979) “LABOR-MARKET SEGMENTATION IN BRITAIN”, OXFORD BULLETIN OF ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS. 41(2) 81-115.

  • MAYHEW, K (1979) “ECONOMISTS AND STRIKES”, OXFORD BULLETIN OF ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS. 41(1) 1-19.
    DOI: http://doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-0084.1979.mp41001001.x

  • MAYHEW, K, ROSEWELL, B (1978) “IMMIGRANTS AND OCCUPATIONAL CROWDING IN GREAT-BRITAIN”, OXFORD BULLETIN OF ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS. 40(3) 223-248.
    DOI: http://doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-0084.1978.mp40003003.x

  • MAYHEW, K (1977) “DEGREE OF UNIONIZATION 1948-68 - COMMENT”, BULLETIN OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH. 29(1) 51-53.
    DOI: http://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-8586.1977.tb00409.x

  • MAYHEW, K (1977) “EARNINGS DISPERSION IN LOCAL LABOR-MARKETS - IMPLICATIONS FOR SEARCH BEHAVIOR”, OXFORD BULLETIN OF ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS. 39(2) 93-107.
    DOI: http://doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-0084.1977.mp39002001.x

  • MAYHEW, K (1976) “REGIONAL VARIATIONS OF MANUAL EARNINGS IN ENGINEERING”, OXFORD BULLETIN OF ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS. 38(1) 11-25.
    DOI: http://doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-0084.1976.mp38001002.x

  • MAYHEW, K (1976) “PLANT SIZE AND EARNINGS OF MANUAL WORKERS IN ENGINEERING”, OXFORD BULLETIN OF ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS. 38(3) 149-160.
    DOI: http://doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-0084.1976.mp38003001.x

  • MAYHEW, K (1975) “REVERSAL OF SKILL DIFFERENTIALS UNDER PAYMENT BY RESULTS SYSTEMS CASE OF ENGINEERING”, OXFORD BULLETIN OF ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS. 37(4) 251-267.
    DOI: http://doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-0084.1975.mp37004001.x

  • Mayhew, K “The resurgence of incomes policy”, Manpower Policy and Practice.

  • Mayhew, K, Rijkers, B “Improving the human capital of older workers”, Ageing Horizons.

  • Mayhew, K, Felstead, A, Green, F “Interpreting training statistics in Europe: issuing a health warning”, European Journal for Vocational Training.

  • Keep, EJ, Mayhew, K “Towards the knowledge-driven economy”, Renewal. 7(4) 50-59.

  • Keep, EJ, Mayhew, K “Was Ratner Right? Product Market and Competitive Strategies and Their Links with Skills and Knowledge”, EPI Economic Report. 12(3) 1-14.

  • Mayhew, K “The Assessment: Labour Markets and Welfare”, Oxford Review of Economic Policy, Vol. 16. (1)
    DOI: http://doi.org/10.1093/oxrep/16.1.1

Reports

  • Wilde, S, James, SF, Mayhew, K (2015) Training Managers: Benefits from and barriers to WorldSkills UK participation. Oxford: Oxford University Consulting.

  • Mayhew, K, Holmes, C (2015) Over-qualification and skills mismatch in the graduate labour market. London: CIPD.

  • James Relly, SF, Holmes, C, Mayhew, K (2015) Learning environments to develop vocational excellence. http://vocationalexcellence.education.ox.ac.uk/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/Project-2-Phase-2-Final-Report-Learning-environments-to-develop-vocational-excellence.pdf:

  • Chankseliani, M, James Relly, S, Mayhew, K (2015) WorldSkills competitors and entrepreneurship: A Report to theSkills Funding Agency.

  • Chankseliani, M, James Relly, Susan, Mayhew, Ken (2015) “Benefits of Developing Vocational Excellence. A Report to the NationalApprenticeship Service of Project 3 (Phase II) of the DUVE suite of projects”, In: Benefits of Developing Vocational Excellence. A Report to the NationalApprenticeship Service of Project 3 (Phase II) of the DUVE suite of projects.

  • James Relly, SF, Allen, J, Mayhew, K (2015) Further education college participation in worldSkills and other competitions. http://vocationalexcellence.education.ox.ac.uk/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/Project-4-Further-education-college-participation-in-WorldSkills-and-other-skills-competitions.pdf:

  • James Relly, SF, Rodriguez Leal, T, Mayhew, K (2014) Interim Evaluation Report on the Skills Competition CPD Programme. Oxford: Oxford University Consulting.

  • James Relly, SF, Rodriguez Leal, T, Mayhew, K (2014) Final Evaluation Report on the Skills Competition CPD Programme.. Oxford: Oxford University Consulting.

  • James, SF, Mayhew, K, Laczik, A, Mordarska, M (2013) Report on Apprenticeships, Employer Engagement and Vocational Formation in England. Oxford: Oxford University Consulting.

  • James, SF, Mayhew, K, Chankseliani, M, Laczik, A (2013) “Benefits of Developing Vocational Excellence. A Report to the National Apprenticeship Service. Oxford: SKOPE”, In: Benefits of Developing Vocational Excellence A Report to the National Apprenticeship Service of Project 3 of the DUVE suite of projects.

  • James, S, Holmes, C, Mayhew, K (2013) “Learning Environments to Develop vocational Excellence. Oxford: SKOPE”, In: A Report to the National Apprenticeship Service of Project 2 of the DUVE suite of projects.. Oxford: SKOPE.

  • Mayhew, K, Holmes, C (2012) Is the UK labour market polarising. London: Resolution Foundation.

  • Holmes, C, Mayhew, K, Keep, EJ (2012) “Ten Big Questions for Higher Education”, In: SKOPE Issues Paper. Cardiff: Cardiff University, SKOPE.

  • Keep, EJ, Mayhew, K (2011) “Future Directions for Skills Policy”, In: SKOPE submission to the Labour Party Policy Review on skills (mimeo). Universities of Oxford and Cardiff, SKOPE.

  • Mayhew, K, Green, F, Stasz, C (2005) Defining a strategy for the direct assessment of adult skills. Copenhagen: Danish Technological Institute.

  • Keep, EJ, Mayhew, K (2004) Can Employers Be Persuaded That Training Pays?. Glasgow: Future Skills Scotland/ScottishEnterprise.

  • Mayhew, K, Wilson, R, Hogarth, T, Keep, E (2003) Tackling the low skills equilibrium. London: Department of Trade and Industry.

  • Mayhew, K, Green, F, Molloy, E (2003) Employer Perspectives on Skill. London: Department for Education and Skills.

  • Mayhew, K, Keep, E, Bosworth, D (2003) Tackling the low skills equilibrium: a review of the issues. Department of Trade and Industry.

  • Keep, EJ, Mayhew, K, Corney, M (2002) Review of the evidence on the rate of return to employers of investment in training and employer training measures. London: Department of Trade and Industry.

  • Keep, EJ, Mayhew, K (2001) “Globalisation, Models of Competitive Advantage and Skills”, In: SKOPE Research Paper. Coventry: University of Warwick, SKOPE.

  • Keep, EJ, Mayhew, K (2000) “The Leisure Sector”, In: National Skills Task Force Research Project Report. Sheffield: DfEE.

  • Mayhew, K, Felstead, A, Green, F (1997) Getting the measure of training. Leeds: Centre for Industrial Policy and Performance, Leeds University.

  • Mayhew, K, Holtham, G (1996) Tackling long term unemployment. London: Institute for Public Policy Research.

  • Keep, EJ, Mayhew, K (1994) “UK Training Policy - Assumptions and Reality”, In: Background briefing paper for TUC national conference 'Looking Forward to Full Employment'. London: TUC.

  • Keep, EJ, Mayhew, K (1994) Scoping paper for the Institute of Personnel Management 'What Makes Training Pay?' Project. London: IPM.

  • Keep, EJ, Mayhew, K (1993) Submission on training and skills utilisation to the House of Commons Select Committee on Trade and Industry's inquiry into the competitiveness of British manufacturing', June, 1993. (subsequently published in Evidence to the House of Commons Select Committee on Trade and Industry, Trade and Industry Committee 2nd Report 'Competitiveness of UK Manufacturing Industry', Vol 2, Memoranda of Evidence. London: HMSO.

  • Layard, R, Mayhew, K, Owen, G (1993) The Training Reform Act of 1994.
    DOI: http://doi.org/10.1108/01437729310033296

  • Mayhew, K, St John, B (1989) Subcontracting in Britain. London: Confederation of British Industry.

  • Mayhew, K, Rosewell, B (1981) Manpower problems and changes in the labour market. Bradford: MCB Publications.

  • MAYHEW, K, ROSEWELL, B (1980) EMPLOYMENT AND UNEMPLOYMENT ISSUES IN THE 1970S.
    DOI: http://doi.org/10.1108/eb001235

  • Mayhew, K, Lall, S (1973) The income and balance of payments effects of private foreign investment in manufacturing: case studies of Colombia and Malaysia. UNCTAD.

Other

  • Mayhew, K (2015) “Derek Robinson”, Royal Economic Society Newsletter.

  • Keep, EJ, Mayhew, K (1999) “Demand and supply”, People Management. 40-42.

  • Keep, EJ, Mayhew, K (1998) “Was Ratner Right”, T-Magazine. 15-17.

  • Keep, EJ, Mayhew, K (1998) “Welfare to Work - some questions ministers must answer”, Parliamentary Brief. 5(3) 18-19.

  • Keep, EJ, Mayhew, K (1996) “What Training Can and Cannot Do for the Jobless”, Parliamentary Brief. 4(4) 43-46.

  • Keep, EJ, Mayhew, K (1994) “Skilling the Jobless: Time for a New Deal”, Employment Policy Institute Economic Report. 8(1) 1-5.

  • Keep, EJ, Mayhew, K (1994) “Skills Cannot Promise a Job”, Parliamentary Brief. 3(2) 17-20.

Category

  • Professor Emeritus

College affiliation

  • Pembroke College

Position

  • Emeritus Professor of Education and Economic Performance

Research groups

  • SKOPE

Publications, books and other work