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Dr Michael Nolan

Senior Lecturer in Economics and Programme Director, BSc Economics (Certificate and Diploma Stages) and BSc(Econ) Economics (Honours Stage)

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Business, Law and Politics
  • Hull University Business School

Summary

Dr Michael Nolan was appointed Lecturer in Economics at the University of Hull in February 2002, before being promoted to Senior Lecturer in August 2006. He has been on an 80% contract since August 2012.

He was previously Lecturer in Economics at the University of St Andrews from September 1995 to February 2002.

Prior to that, he fulfilled several roles at the University of Hull, lecturer 1994/95, tutor 1990-94, and research assistant 1989-90.

Dr Nolan read for a BSc(Econ) in Economics and Econometrics in his home city of Hull, achieving first class honours.

As a result of work undertaken with Dr M.J. Ryan (2003), the Most Similar Force (MSF) benchmark groupings of some of the police forces of England and Wales were amended from the original Home Office plan. For example, Humberside Police's MSF grouping had Kent and Derbyshire deleted from it.

Journal Article

Testing the tunnel effect: comparison, age and happiness in UK and German panels

FitzRoy, F. R., Nolan, M. A., Steinhardt, M. F., & Ulph, D. (2014). Testing the tunnel effect: comparison, age and happiness in UK and German panels. IZA Journal of European Labor Studies, 3(1), 24. https://doi.org/10.1186/2193-9012-3-24

Welfare policies, relative income and majority choice: Welfare policies, relative income and majority choice

FitzRoy, F., & Nolan, M. (2016). Welfare policies, relative income and majority choice: Welfare policies, relative income and majority choice. The Manchester school, 84(1), 81-94. doi:10.1111/manc.12083

Is there a North-South divide in self-employment in England"

Burke, A. E., Fitzroy, F. R., & Nolan, M. A. (2009). Is there a North-South divide in self-employment in England?. Regional studies, 43(4), (529-544). doi:10.1080/00343400701827360. ISSN 0034-3404

What makes a die-hard entrepreneur" Beyond the ‘employee or entrepreneur’ dichotomy

Burke, A. E., FitzRoy, F. R., & Nolan, M. A. (2008). What makes a die-hard entrepreneur? Beyond the ‘employee or entrepreneur’ dichotomy. Small business economics, 31(2), (93-115). doi:10.1007/s11187-007-9086-6. ISSN 0921-898X

Does the local economic performance league table lie" Concentric banding and the Index of Multiple Deprivation 2010

Reynolds, M., Nolan, M. A., & Trotter, S. (2012). Does the local economic performance league table lie? Concentric banding and the Index of Multiple Deprivation 2010. Local Economy, 27(4), (403-418). doi:10.1177/0269094212437834. ISSN 0269-0942

Postgraduate supervision

Dr Nolan is willing to consider supervising research students in labour economics and applied microeconometrics, especially on topics in the fields of absenteeism from the workplace, duration modelling of labour market states, and the economics of earnings, employment and self-employment.

Completed PhDs

- Shereen Nosier, Estimating the international tourism demand for Egypt (external examiner, Professor Sam Cameron, University of Bradford)

- Roland Getor, Improving local labour market performance in the UK (external examiner, Dr John Sutherland, visiting researcher at University of Strathclyde)

Current PhD supervisions

- Tahani Bagazi (initially joint supervisor with Dr Zheng Wang, then with Dr Gabriele Amorosi)

- Fiona-Elizabeth Cox (jointly supervised with Professor Jon Atkins and Dr Steve Trotter)