David Soskice


Since 1990 DAVID SOSKICE has been Director of the Research Unit for Economic Change and Employment at the Wissenschaftszentrum für Sozialforschung, Berlin (WZB). The Social Science Research Center Berlin, which consists of four research areas (Labour Market and Employment, Technology-Work-Environment, Social Change, Institutions and Mediating Processes, Market Processes and Corporate Development) is set up and funded by the Federal Government and the Berlin Senate.

His research unit is doing interdisciplinary work on comparative models of advanced capitalism: on the impact of education & training systems, financial systems & industrial relations systems on company human resource policies and product market innovation and competitiveness.

David Soskice is Emeritus Fellow in Economics at University College, Oxford University, where he taught from 1968 to 1990, and has been a visiting professor in the economics department at the University of California at Berkeley, in political science at Duke University, and in industrial relations at Cornell University. From April 1998 until March 1999 David Soskice was a part-time member (Research Associate on Education and Training) of the Prime Ministers Policy Unit at 10 Downing Street.


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