Jill Rubery

Jill Rubery

Jill Rubery is Professor of Comparative Employment Systems, Deputy Director for human resources at Manchester Business School, University of Manchester and Director of the European Work and Employment Research Centre. She joined Manchester School of Management at UMIST in 1989, having previously worked at the Department of Applied Economics at Cambridge University, where she had been a fellow of New Hall and Director of Studies in Economics. She was appointed to a Chair at UMIST in 1995. From 1991 to 1996 and again from 1998 to 2007 she acted as co-ordinator of the European Commission's group of experts on gender and employment. She has also worked as the UK member of this group of experts. Professor Rubery is a member of the ACAS Board of Arbitrators. She has been Head of the People, Management and Organizations Division at MBS since 2004 and in 2007 she was appointed Deputy Director for Human Resources. In 2006 she was elected a fellow of the British Academy and an emeritus fellow of New Hall, University of Cambridge. She has also worked as a consultant for the OECD, the International Labour Organisation, the UNECE, the World Bank and the Equal Opportunities Commission. She is a fellow of the British Academy. Recent publications relating to both gender and social models include Towards a gendering of the labour market regulation debate Cambridge Journal of Economics on-line; Anxo, D., Bosch, G. and Rubery, J. eds. (2010) Welfare States and Life Transitions, Edward Elgar; Bosch, G., Lehndorff, S. and Rubery, J. (2009) European Employment Models in Flux. Palgrave; Grimshaw, D. and Rubery, J. (2007) Undervaluing Women's Work, Working Paper Series no.53. Manchester: EOC