Underpaid Academics and the Damaging Consequences for the Quality of UK Higher Education

Royal Economics Society logoIn the latest of a series of interviews from the Royal Economic Society Conference 2007, Romesh Vaitilingam talks to James Walker about the pay of UK academics.

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Academics are underpaid and overworked compared with other graduate professions – and this is likely to have consequences for the quality of UK degrees. That is the conclusion of new research by James Walker and colleagues, presented to the Royal Economic Society’s 2007 annual conference at the University of Warwick.

Read more about this research at the Economics in Action blog.

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