Stephen Drinkwater

Research Fellow

University of Roehampton

Stephen Drinkwater is a Professor of Economics at the University of Roehampton, London. He had previously studied at the University of Wales Swansea and held research fellowships at Manchester Metropolitan University and the University of Portsmouth. He then lectured at the University of Surrey and Swansea University, where he was a reader in Economics. His main research interest is in applied labour economics, focusing in particular on discrimination against ethnic minorities, international and interregional migration and the effect of language on economic activity. He has published some of this research in journals such as Economics Letters, Economica, Journal of Population Economics, Journal of Regional Science, Labour Economics, Manchester School, Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Oxford Review of Economic Policy, Public Choice, Regional Studies, Scottish Journal of Political Economy and Urban Studies.

He joined IZA as a Research Fellow in February 2004.



IZA Discussion Paper No. 14589
published in: Public Choice, 2022, 193, 275-291
IZA Discussion Paper No. 9539
revised version published in: Small Business Economics, 2017, 48 (4), 1047-1069
IZA Discussion Paper No. 8410
revised version published in: M. Kahanec and K.F. Zimmermann (eds), Labor Migration, EU Enlargement and the Great Recession, Berlin: Springer, 2016
IZA Discussion Paper No. 7665
revised version published in: IZA Journal of European Labor Studies, 2014, 3(1), Article 15
IZA Discussion Paper No. 6144
revised version published in: International Journal of Manpower, 2013, 34 (2), 100-112
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5877
published in: Regional Studies, 2015, 49 (2), 273-286
IZA Discussion Paper No. 3629
published as 'The post-application labour market consequences of employment tribunal claims' in: Human Resource Management Journal, 2011, 21 (2), 171-189
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