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Publications

Listed below are known publications based on the Skills Surveys 2006, 2001 and 1997.

 

Overview Reports

Felstead, A, Gallie, D, Green, F and Zhou, Y (2007) Skills at Work in Britain, 1986 to 2006, Oxford: ESRC Centre on Skills, Knowledge and Organisational Performance. 2006 Skills Survey Report | 2006 Skills Survey Executive Summary | Guide to 2006 Skills Survey.

Felstead, A, Gallie, D and Green, F (2002) Work Skills in Britain, 1986-2001, Nottingham: DfES Publications. Skills Survey 2001

Ashton, D, Davies, B, Felstead, A and Green, F (1999) Work Skills in Britain, Oxford, SKOPE, Oxford and Warwick Universities.

 

Books/Other Reports

UKCES (2011) Skills for Jobs: The National Strategic Skills Audit for Wales 2011 – Volume 2: Evidence Report, Wath-upon‑Dearne: UK Commission for Employment and Skills.

UKCES (2010) Ambition 2020: World Class Skills and Jobs for the UK: The 2010 Report, Wath-upon‑Dearne: UK Commission for Employment and Skills.

Green, F (2009) ‘Job quality in Britain’, Praxis, issue 1, November, London: UK Commission for Employment and Skills.

Felstead, A (2009) ‘Detaching work from place: charting the progress of change and its implications for learning’, Beyond Current Horizons Challenge Paper, Bristol: FutureLab.

UKCES (2009) Ambition 2020: World class skills and jobs for the UK – The 2009 Report, Wath-upon‑Dearne: UK Commission for Employment and Skills.

Zhou, Y (2009) British Employees’ Organizational Participation: Trends, Determinants and Impact, Germany: VDM Verlag

Felstead, A and Green, F (2008) ‘Work skills in Northern Ireland: results from the employee skills survey’, in Labour Market Bulletin 21, Belfast: Department for Employment and Learning.

Forde, C Slater, G and Green, F (2008) Agency working in the UK: what do we know?. Leeds University, Centre for Employment Relations Innovation and Change, Policy Report No. 2.

Felstead, A and Green, F (2008) Skills at Work in the East Midlands, 1997 to 2006, Nottingham: East Midlands Development Agency.

Felstead, A and Green, F (2008) Skills at Work in Northern Ireland, 2006, Belfast: Department for Employment and Learning Northern Ireland.

Felstead, A and Green, F (2008) Skills at Work in the Highlands and Islands, 2006, Inverness: Highlands and Islands Enterprise.

Felstead, A and Green, F (2008) Skills at Work in Scotland, 1997 to 2006: Evidence from the Skills Surveys, Glasgow: Scottish Enterprise.

Felstead, A and Green, F (2008) Work Skills in Scotland: The Workers’ View – Summary of Research Produced for Futureskills Scotland, Glasgow: Scottish Enterprise.

Felstead, A (2007) ‘How “smart” are Scottish jobs?  Summary evidence from the Skills Surveys, 1997-2006’, Futureskills Scotland Expert Briefing.

Green, F (2006) Demanding Work: The Paradox of Job Quality in the Affluent Economy, Woodstock, Princeton University Press.

Felstead, A (2005) ‘The geography of work skills: a focus on Wales’, Briefing Paper No 6 for the Rees Review, Cardiff: Welsh Assembly Government.

Green, F, Mayhew, K and Molloy, E (2003) Employers Perspectives Survey, London: Department for Education and Skills.

Gallie, D, White, M, Cheng, Y, and Tomlinson, M (1998) Restructuring the Employment Relationship, Oxford: Clarendon Press.

 

Papers in Refereed Journals

Gallie, D, Felstead, A and Green, F (forthcoming) ‘Job preferences and the intrinsic quality of work: the changing attitudes to work of British employees 1992-2006’, Work, Employment and Society, forthcoming.

Felstead, A (2012) ‘Rapid change or slow evolution? Changing places of work and their consequences in the UK’, Journal of Transport Geography, forthcoming.

Sutherland, J (2012) ‘Job attribute preferences: who prefers what?’, Employee Relations, forthcoming.

Green, F (2012) ‘Employee involvement, technology and evolution in job skills: a task-based analysis’, Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 65(1): 35-66.

Hallden, K, Gallie, D and Zhou, Y (2011) ‘The skills and autonomy of female part-time work in Britain and Sweden’, Research in Social Stratification and Mobility, forthcoming.

Felstead, A (2011) ‘Changes in the quality and inequalities of work in Britain: new measures and emerging trends’, Greek Review of Social Research, forthcoming.

Gallie, D, Zhou, Y, Felstead, A and Green, F (2011) ‘Teamwork, skill development and employee welfare’, British Journal of Industrial Relations, forthcoming.

Felstead, A (2010) ‘Closing the age gap? Age, skills and the experience of work in Great Britain’, Ageing and Society, 30(8): 1293-1314.

Felstead, A, Gallie, D, Green, F and Zhou, Y (2010) ‘Employee involvement, the quality of training and the learning environment: an individual-level analysis’, International Journal of Human Resource Management, 21(10): 1667-1688.

Green, F (2010) ‘Well-being, job satisfaction and labour mobility’, Labour Economics, 17(6): 897-903.

Green, F and Zhu, Y (2010) ‘Overqualification, job dissatisfaction, and increasing dispersion in the returns to graduate education’, Oxford Economic Papers, 62: 740-763.

Kmec, J A and Gorman, E H (2010) ‘Gender and discretionary work effort: evidence from the United States and Britain’, Work and Occupations, 37: 3-36.

Felstead, A (2009) ‘Are jobs in Wales high skilled and high quality? Baselining the One Wales vision and tracking recent trends’, Contemporary Wales, 22: 36-61.

Felstead, A and Green, F (2008) ‘Work skills: where are we in the skills league?’, Britain Today: The State of the Nation, 2008, Swindon: Economic and Social Research Council.

Campbell, D, Carruth, A, Dickerson, A and Green, F (2007) ‘Job insecurity and wages’, Economic Journal, 117, March: 544-566.

Gorman, E H and Kmec, J A (2007) ‘We (have to) try harder: gender and required work effort in Britain and the United States’,  Gender & Society, 21 (6): 828-856.

Green, F, Gallie, D, Felstead, A and Zhou, Y (2007) ‘Computers and pay’, National Institute Economic Review, July, 63-75.

Green, F and McIntosh, S (2007) ‘Is there a genuine underutilisation of skills amongst the over-qualified?’, Applied Economics, 39 (4), 427-439.

Borghans, L and ter Weel, B (2006) ‘Do we need computer skills to use a computer? Evidence from Britain’,  Labour, 20 (3): 505-532.

Green, F and Tsitsianis, N (2005) ‘An investigation of national trends in job satisfaction in Britain and Germany’, British Journal of Industrial Relations, 43 (3), 401-429.

Rose, M (2005) ‘Do rising levels of qualification alter work ethic, work orientation and organizational commitment for the worse? Evidence from the UK 1985-2001’, Journal of Education and Work, 18 (2): 131-164.

Borghans, L and ter Weel, B (2004) ‘Are computer skills the new basic skills? The returns to computer, writing and math skills in Britain’,  Labour Economics, 11 (1): 85-98.

Dickerson, A and Green, F (2004) ‘The growth and valuation of computing and other generic skills’, Oxford Economic Papers, 56 (3): 371-406.

Felstead, A, and Gallie, D (2004) ‘For better or worse?  Non-standard jobs and high involvement work systems’, International Journal of Human Resource Management, 15(7): 1293-1316.

Gallie, D, Felstead, A and Green, F (2004) ‘Changing patterns of task discretion in Britain’, Work, Employment and Society, 18 (2): 243-266.

Green, F (2004) ‘Why has work effort become more intense?’, Industrial Relations, 43, 709-741.

Green, F (2004) ‘Work intensification, discretion and the decline in well-being at work’, Eastern Economic Journal, 30(4) Fall.

Gallie, D, Felstead, A and Green, F (2003) ‘Skill, task discretion and new technology: research on skill trends in Britain 1986-2001’, LAnnée Sociologique, 53(2): 401-430.

Green, F, Felstead, A, and Gallie, D (2003) ‘Computers and the changing skill-intensity of jobs’, Applied Economics, 35: 1561-1576.

Green, F and James, D (2003) ‘Assessing skills and autonomy: the job holder versus the line manager’,  Human Resource Management Journal, 13 (1): 63-77.

Green, F, McIntosh, S and Vignoles, A (2002) ‘The utilization of education and skills: evidence from Britain’, The Manchester School, 70 (6): 792-811.

Felstead, A, Ashton, D and Green, F (2001) ‘Paying the price for flexibility? Training, skills and non-standard jobs in Britain’, International Journal of Employment Studies 9 (6): 25-60.

Gallie, D, Felstead, A and Green, F (2001) ‘Employer policies and organisational commitment in Britain 1992-7, Journal of Management Studies, 38 (8): 1081-1102.

Green, F (2001) ‘It’s been a hard day’s night: the concentration and intensification of work in late 20th century Britain’, British Journal of Industrial Relations, 39 (1): 53-80.

Green, F, Ashton, D and Felstead, A, (2001) ‘Estimating the determinants of supply of computing, problem-solving, communication, social and teamworking skills’, Oxford Economic Papers, 53(3): 406-433.

Felstead, A, Ashton, D and Green, F (2000) ‘Are Britain’s workplace skills becoming more unequal?’, Cambridge Journal of Economics, 24 (6): 709-727.

Green, F, Felstead, A and Burchell, B (2000) ‘Job insecurity and the difficulty of regaining employment: an empirical study of unemployment expectations’, Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 62(Special Issue): 855-883.

Felstead, A, Burchell, B and Green, F (1998) ‘Insecurity at work: is it getting worse?’, New Economy, 5(3) September: 180-184.

 

Papers in Edited Books

Felstead, A and Jewson, N (2012) ‘New places of work, new spaces of learning’, in Brooks, R, Fuller, A and Waters, J (eds) Changing Spaces of Education, London: Routledge, forthcoming.

Green, F, Felstead, A. and Gallie, D (2011) ‘Skills and work organisation in Britain’, in Green, F and Keese, M (eds) Job Tasks, Work Skills and the Labour Market, Paris: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, forthcoming.

Green, F (2011) ‘Job quality in Britain under the Labour Government’, in Gregg, P and Wadsworth, J (eds) The Labour Market in Winter: The State of Working Britain, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Felstead, A (2011) ‘The importance of “teaching old dogs new tricks”: training and learning opportunities for older workers’, in Parry, E and Tyson, S (eds) Managing an Age Diverse Workforce, London: Palgrave.

Green, F, Huxley K and Whitfield, K (2009) ‘The employee experience of work’, in Wilkinson A (ed.) The Handbook of Human Resource Management.

Green, F and Whitfield, K (2009) ‘Employees’ experience of work’, in Brown, W, A. Bryson, A Forth, J and Whitfield, K (eds) The Evolution of the Modern Workplace, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Green, F (2008) ‘The evolution of job quality’, in Lapointe, P-A, Pelletier J and Vaudreuil, F (eds) Different Perspectives on Work Changes. Papers from the Second International Workshop on Work and Intervention Practices, Québec: Université Laval, ANACT and Government of Québec.

Green, F (2008) ‘Work Eeffort and worker well-being in the age of affluence’, in Cooper, C and Burke, R (eds) The Long Work Hours Culture. Causes, Consequences And Choices, Bradford: Emerald Group Publications.

Felstead, A (2007) ‘Measure for measure: mapping the terrain of the training, learning and skills debates’, in Storey, J (ed.) Human Resource Management: A Critical Text, Andover: Thompson Learning.

Green, F (2006) ‘Intensification du Travail, degré d’autonomie et déclin du bien-être au travail’, in Askenazy, P, Cartron, D,, de Coninck, F and Gollac, M (eds), Organisation et Intensité du Travail, Paris: Octares (Entreprise, travail, emploi).

Felstead, A, Gallie, D and Green, F (2004) ‘Job complexity and task discretion: tracking the direction of skills at work in Britain’, in Warhurst, C, Grugulis, I and Keep, E (eds) The Skills That Matter, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Green, F (2003) ‘The demands of work’, in Dickens, R, Gregg, P and Wadsworth, J (eds) The Labour Market Under New Labour, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Green, F (2003) ‘The problem of British education policy as economic policy’ in Coffey, D and Thornley, C (eds) Industrial and Labour Market Policy and Performance, London: Routledge.

Felstead, A (2002) ‘Putting skills in their place: the regional pattern of work skills in late twentieth century Britain’, in Evans, K, Hodkinson, P and Unwin, L (eds) Working to Learn: Transforming Learning in the Workplace, London: Kogan Page.

Green, F (2001) ‘New technology and demanding jobs’, Burke, N (ed.) A Life’s Work: Achieving Full and Fulfilling Employment, London: Institute for Public Policy Research.

Ashton, D, Felstead, A and Green, F (2000) ‘Skills in the British workplace’, in Coffield, F (ed.) Differing Visions of a Learning Society, Bristol: Policy Press.

Green, F, Ashton, D, Burchell, B, Davies, B and Felstead, A (2000) ‘Are British workers getting more skilled?’, in Borghans, L and de Grip, A (eds) The Overeducated Worker?  The Economics of Skill Utilization, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.

Felstead, A, Ashton, D, Burchell, B and Green, F (1999) ‘Skill trends in Britain: trajectories over the last decade’, in Coffield, F (ed.) Speaking Truth to Power: Research and Policy on Lifelong Learning, Bristol: Policy Press.

Green F, Ashton, D, Burchell, B, Felstead, A and Davies, B (1998) ‘Are British workers getting more skilled?’, in Atkinson, A B and Hills, J (eds) Exclusion, Employment and Opportunity, London: Centre for the Analysis of Social Exclusion, London School of Economics.

 

Working Papers

Lindley, J (2011) ‘The gender dimension of technical change and job polarisation’, University of Surrey, Discussion Papers in Economics, 02/11.

Lindley, J and Machin, S (2011) ‘Rising wage inequality and postgraduate education’, Centre for Economic Performance Discussion Paper No 1075, September 2011.

Sutherland, J (2011) ‘Job attribute preferences in Scotland’, Centre for Public Policy for Regions Working Paper No. 27, Glasgow: Centre for Public Policy for Regions, University of Glasgow.

Perales, F (2010) ‘Occupational feminization, specialized human capital and wages: evidence from the British labour market’, ISER Working Papers 2010-31, Colchester: Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of Essex.

Sutherland, J (2010) ‘The qualifications/jobs mismatch in Scotland’, The Fraser Economic Commentary, November, Glasgow: The Fraser of Allander Institute, University of Strathclyde.

Gallie, D, Zhou, Y, Felstead, A and Green, F (2009) ‘Teamwork, productive potential and employee welfare’, SKOPE Research Paper No 84, May, Oxford: ESRC Centre for Skills, Knowledge and Organisational Performance.

Felstead, A, Gallie, D, Green, F and Zhou, Y (2008) ‘Employee involvement, the quality of training and the learning environment: an individual-level analysis’, SKOPE Research Paper No 80, June, Oxford: ESRC Centre for Skills, Knowledge and Organisational Performance.

Pinoli, S (2008) ‘Screening ex-ante or screening on-the-job? The impact of the employment contract’, Munich Personal RePEc Archive Paper No. 11429, Munich: Munich University Library.

Green, F, Felstead, A, Gallie, D and Zhou, Y (2007) ‘Computers and pay’, SKOPE Research Paper No 74, June, Oxford: ESRC Centre for Skills, Knowledge and Organisational Performance.

Felstead, A, and Gallie, D (2002) ‘For better or worse?  Non-standard jobs and high involvement work systems’, SKOPE Research Paper No 29, Spring, Oxford: ESRC Centre for Skills, Knowledge and Organisational Performance.

Gallie, D, Felstead, A and Green, F (2002) ‘Changing patterns of employee involvement’, SKOPE Research Paper No 28, Spring, Oxford: ESRC Centre for Skills, Knowledge and Organisational Performance.

Green, F, Felstead, A and Gallie, D (2000) ‘Computers are even more important than you thought: an analysis of the changing skill-intensity of jobs’, LSE Centre for Economic Performance Discussion Paper, No 439.

Felstead, A, Ashton, D and Green, F (1999) ‘Justice for All?  The pattern of skills in Britain’, University of Leicester Centre for Labour Market Studies Working Papers, No 23, May.

Ashton, D and Felstead, A (1998) ‘Organisational characteristics and skill formation: is there a link?’, University of Leicester Centre for Labour Market Studies Working Papers, No 22, November.

 

Theses

Baumberg, B (2011) ‘The role of increasing job strain in deteriorating fitness-for-work and rising incapacity benefit receipt’, unpublished PhD thesis, London School of Economics.

Fraser, D (2009) ‘Australia’s national skilling system and its trajectory: a model and analysis for the period 2001-2006’, unpublished PhD, University of Tasmania.

Harrison, E (2007) ‘The changing experience of self-employment in Great Britain, 1986-2001’, unpublished PhD thesis, University of Oxford.