Recent papers by CELMR members include:


  • Keith Bender, C. Green and John Heywood, “Performance pay and assortative matching,” Scottish Journal of Political Economy, forthcoming.
  • Allan, J.L., Andelic, N., Bender, K., Powell, D., Stoffel, S., Theodossiou, I, Employment Contracts and Stress: Experimental Evidence. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization. (In press). Working paper available here:


  • B. Abdullah, Ioannis Theodossiou and Alexandros Zangelidis, “Native-immigrant wage differentials in Malaysia,” Journal of Population and Social Studies, 28, 2020: 232-49.
  • J. Allan, Keith Bender and Ioannis Theodossiou, “Performance pay and low-grade stress: An experimental study,” WORK: A Journal of Prevention, Assessment & Rehabilitation, 67, 2020: 449-57.  
  • Harminder Battu and Keith Bender, “Educational mismatch in developing countries,” Economics of Education: A Comprehensive Overview, 2nd Edition, ed by S. Bradley and C. Green, Elsevier, 2020, pp. 269-89.
  • D. Dupré, Nicole Andelic, D. Moore, G. Morrison, G. and G. McKeown, “Analysis of physiological changes related to emotions during a zipline activity,” Sports Engineering, 23, 2020.
  • W. David McCausland, F. Summerfield and Ioannis Theodossiou, “The effect of industry-level aggregate demand on earnings: evidence from the US,”  Journal of Labor Research, 41, 2020: 102-27.
  • Catia Montagna, A. Pinto and N. Vlassis, “Welfare and trade effects of international environmental agreements,” Environmental and Resource Economics,76, 2020: 331-45.
  • Kingsley Omeihe, I. O. Amoako, V. Gustafsson, I. Omeihe, and M.S.Khan, ‘‘Trust, Norms and Networks of indigenous institutions: The Creation of Moral Economies in Nigeria’’. In BAM2020 Conference In The Cloud, 2020.
  • Kingsley Omeihe, I. Omeihe, I., C. Harrison, and A. Simba, ‘‘The Role of the Entrepreneurial Leader: A Study of Nigerian SMEs’’. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, 2020.
  • Kingsley Omeihe and B. Bariture, ‘‘Barriers to Ethnic Minority Entrepreneurs- investigating Evidence and Examining the Turfs: A Case Study of Edinburgh Ethnic Minority Businesses’’. In Advances in Migrant and Refugee Entrepreneurship Research, 2020. 
  • Kingsley Omeihe, I.O. Amoako, V. Gustafsson, M.S. Khan, and I.Omeihe, ‘‘Getting Personal: the issues of trust and distrust in small and medium-sized enterprises in Nigeria’’, Journal of Small Business and Entrepreneurship,2020. 
  • Kingsley Omeihe, V. Gustafsson, I. Omeihe, I., Amoako, I. O., and M.S. Khan, ‘‘In Courts We Don’t Trust’: Institutional Framework in the Context of Developing Economy’’, In Academy of Management Annual Meeting Proceedings Academy of Management, 2020 :11414. 
  • Kingsley Omeihe, S.A. Dahkan, M.S. Khan, V. Gustfasson, and I.O. Amoako, ‘‘Riding the wave: Understanding the context of female entrepreneurship in Pakistan’’. In F. Tomos, N. Kumar, and  N. Clifton (Eds.) In Women Entrepreneurs and Strategic Decision Making in the Global Economy., 2019: pp. 20-39. IGI Global,


  • Nicole Andelic, A. Feeney, and G. McKeown, “ Evidence for communicative compensation in debt advice with reduced multimodality,” 2019 International Conference on Multimodal Interaction, 2019: 210-9.
  • Yu Aoki, Harminder Battu and P. Valdivieso Massa, “The intergenerational mobility of white working-class boys: Are they really the most disadvantaged?”  Discussion Papers in Economics and Finance, 19-2, University of Aberdeen Business School, 2019.
  • Nicole Andelic, C. Stevenson, and A. Feeney, “Managing a moral identity in debt advice conversations,” British Journal of Social Psychology, 58, 2019: 630-48.
  • Yu Aoki and T. Koutmeridis, “Shaking criminal incentives,” IZA Discussion Paper No. 12781, 2019.
  • A. Irvine, M. Van der Pol and Euan Phimister, “A comparison of professional and private time preferences of general practitioners,” Social Science & Medicine, 222, 2019: 256-64.
  • J. Sessions and John Skåtun, “A bonus given: Noise, effort and efficiency in a flat hierarchy,” Economics Bulletin, 39, 2019: 2527-32.
  • Kingsley Omeihe, S.A. Dahkan, M.S. Khan, V. Gustfasson, and I.O. Amoako, ‘‘Riding the wave: Understanding the context of female entrepreneurship in Pakistan’’. In F. Tomos, N. Kumar, and  N. Clifton (Eds.) In Women Entrepreneurs and Strategic Decision Making in the Global Economy., 2019: pp. 20-39. IGI Global, 
  • Chen, X., Liu, J., Zhang, H., & Kwan, H. K. Cognitive diversity and innovative work behavior: The mediating roles of task reflexivity and relationship conflict and the moderating role of perceived support. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 92, 2019, 671-694.


  • Yu Aoki and L. Santiago, “Deprivation, segregation and social class of UK immigrants. What is the role of English proficiency?” IZA Discussion Paper No. 11368, 2018.
  • Yu Aoki and L. Santiago, “Speak better, do better? Education and health of migrants in the UK, Labour Economics, 52, 2018: 1-17.
  • Keith Bender and K. Roche, “Educational mismatch and the earnings distribution,” Southern Economic Journal, 85, 2018: 441-56.
  • Keith Bender and Ioannis Theodossiou, “The unintended consequences of flexicurity:  The health consequences of flexible employment,” Review of Income and Wealth, 64, 2018: 777-99.
  • D. Dupré, Nicole Andelic, G. Morrison, and G. McKeown, “Accuracy of three commercial automatic emotion recognition systems across different individuals and their facial expressions,” 2018 IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications Workshops (PerCom Workshops), 2018:  627-632.
  • D. Dupré, G. McKeown, Nicole Andelic, and G. Morrison, “Willingness to share emotion information on social media: Influence of personality and social context,” 2018 IEEE 5th International Conference on Data Science and Advanced Analytics (DSAA), 2018:  665-72.
  • S. Heidenreich, V. Watson, M. Ryan and Euan Phimister, “Decision heuristic or preference? Attribute non-attendance in discrete choice problems,” Health Economics, 27, 2018: 157-171.
  • D. Kopasker, Catia Montagna and Keith Bender, “Economic insecurity: A socioeconomic determinant of mental health,” SSM - Population Health, 6, 2018: 184-94.    
  • Hassan Molana and Catia Montagna, “Selection, trade and employment: The strategic use of subsidies,” Review of International Economics, 26, 2018: 1154-77.
  • G. Pierce and Ioannis Theodossiou, “Open access publishing: A service or a detriment to science?” Ethics in Science and Environmental Politics, 18, 2018: 37-48.
  • J. Sessions J. and John Skåtun, “Shirking standards and the probability of detection,” Bulletin of Economic Research. 70, 2018: 103-18.
  • Ioannis Theodossiou and Alexandros Zangelidis, “Inequality and participative democracy: A self‐reinforcing mechanism,” Review of Income and Wealth, 66, 2018: 74-93.
  • R. Crammond, Kingsley Omeihe, A.Murray, and K. Ledger, ‘‘Managing knowledge through social media: Modelling an entrepreneurial approach for Scottish SMEs and beyond’’. Baltic Journal of Management, 13, 2018: 303-328. 
  • Yang, Z., Zhang, H., Kwan, H. K., & Chen, S.  Crossover effects of servant leadership and job social support on employee spouses: The mediating role of employee organization-based self-esteemJournal of Business Ethics, 147(3), 2018, 595-604.
  • Firfiray S., C. Cruz, I. Neacsu and Luis Gomez-Mejia, () "Is nepotism so bad for family firms? A socioemotional wealth approach," Human Resource Management Review, 28, 2018, 83-97.
  • Karen Bilsland, Andrew Cumbers ‘Managerial control and the limits to employee participation in retail work spaces: evidence from a UK IKEA store’ New Technology, Work and Employment, 33 (2), 2018, 130-148,


  • Keith Bender, John Heywood and M. Kidd, “Employment discrimination claims and worker voice,” Industrial Relations Journal, 48, 2017: 133-53.
  • Holger Görg, P. Henze, V. Jienwatcharamongkhol, D. Kopasker, Hassan Molana, Catia Montagna and F. Sjöholm, “Firm size distribution and employment fluctuations: Theory and evidence,” Research in Economics, 71, 2017: 690-703.
  • D. Leahy and Catia Montagna, “Economising, strategising and the vertical boundaries of the firm,” B.E. Journal of Theoretical Economics,  17, 2017.
  • J. Sessions and John Skåtun, “Performance related pay, efficiency wages and the shape of the tenure-earnings profile,” Manchester School, 85, 2017: 295–319.
  • John Skåtun, “Taxation, risk aversion and the wage gap in tournaments,” Oxford Economic Papers, 69, 2017: 834–845.
  • John Skåtun, “Bargaining on your spouse: Coasean and non-Coasean behaviour within marriage,” Journal of Family Economic Issues, 38, 2017:  263-78.
  • F. Summerfield and Ioannis Theodossiou, “The effects of macroeconomic conditions at graduation on overeducation,” Economic Inquiry, 55, 2017:  1370-87.
  • Y. Abdul-Salam and Euan Phimister, “Efficiency effects of access to information on small-scale agriculture: Empirical evidence from Uganda using stochastic frontier and IRT models,” Journal of Agricultural Economics, 68, 2017: 494-517.
  • Aoki Yu, “Donating time to charity: Working for nothing?” Oxford Economic Papers, 69, 2017: 97-117.
  • Keith Bender and John Heywood, “Educational mismatch and retirement,” Education Economics, 25, 2017: 347-65.
  • V.Scuotto, M. Del Giudice and Kingsley Omeihe, ‘‘SMEs and Mass Collaborative Knowledge Management: Toward Understanding the Role of Social Media Networks’’. Information Systems Management, 34,2017: 280-290 
  • Firfiray Shainaz and Margarita Mayo, “The lure of work‐life benefits: Perceived person‐organization fit as a mechanism explaining job seeker attraction to organizations,” Human Resource Management, 56, 2017, 629-49.


  • T. Barmby, J. Sessions and Alexandros Zangelidis, “Looking after number two? Competition, cooperation and workplace interaction,” Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 131, 2016: 166-82.
  • Keith Bender and K. Roche, “Self-employment and the paradox of the contented female worker,” Small Business Economics, 47, 2016: 421-35.
  • Keith Bender and Ioannis Theodossiou, “Economic fluctuations and crime: Temporary and persistent effects,” Journal of Economic Studies, 43, 2016: 609-23.
  • W. David McCausland and Ioannis Theodossiou, “The consequences of fiscal stimulus on public debt: A historical perspective,” Cambridge Journal of Economics, 40, 2016: 1103-16.
  • M. Mayo, D. van Knippenberg, L. Guillen and Shainaz Firfiray, “Team diversity and categorization salience: Capturing diversity-blind, intergroup-biased, and multicultural perceptions,” Organizational Research Methods, 19, 2016: 433-74.


A list of all publications by CELMR members can be found here:

Recent publications from the Department of Economics (from Pure)

Discussion Papers