Philip Hedges is Course Leader of the new MA and MSc in International Economic Policy and Analysis and Module Leader for Level 6 project/dissertation modules, Strategy and Appraisal in Economics and the Economics of Culture, Media and Entertainment. He is also the Module Leader of the Human Resource Management in Context for the Masters in Human Reource Management. His subject specialism is industrial organisation and economics, in particular the links between product variety, innovation and market structure. Recent research includes statistical analyses of the mismatch between quantitative skills and expectations of new undergraduates, the characteristics of success in Government Economic Service skill assessments, the national value of branding, flexibility in small firms, and the costs and benefits of social housing.
BA Economic History (Liverpool), PGCE (Staffordshire), MA Economics (Staffordshire)
This is a selection of publications, more can be found on WestminsterResearch, our online research repository.
Urwin, Peter J. and Karuk, Valeriya and Hedges, Philip F. and Auton, Frank (2008) Valuing brands in the UK economy. Project Report. Westminster Business School, University of Westminster, commissioned by the British Brands Group, London.
Urwin, Peter J. and Karuk, Valeriya and Hedges, Philip F. and Auton, Frank (2008) The role of brands in UK economy and society. Discussion Paper. Commissioned by the British Brands Group.
Urwin, Peter J. and Hedges, Philip F. (2006) Undergraduate student perceptions of quantitative skills abilities, and subsequent performance in quantitative skills testing. In: Kyriakidou, Niki, (ed.) International reflections on education and business. ATINER, Athens, Greece, pp. 201-214. ISBN 9606672050
Urwin, Peter J. and Hedges, Philip F. (2005) Student perceptions of quantitative skills abilities, and subsequent performance in quantitative skills training. In: 7th Athens Institute for Education and Research, International Conference on Education, 20-22 May 2005, Athens, Greece. (Submitted)
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