Professor Bob Hart

Professor Bob Hart

Emeritus Professor

Economics University of Stirling Stirling FK9 4LA United Kingdom

About me

Please take a look at my CV and my Google Site

I have a BA (Hons) in Economics from Liverpool University and an MA in Economics from Liverpool University.


  • Lecturer (Economics), Department of Economics, University of Aberdeen, 1969/71
  • Joint Lectureship (Economics and Statistics), 1971/4
  • Lecturer (Economics), University of Leeds, 1974/5
  • Senior Lecturer (Economics), University of Strathclyde, 1976/9
  • Visiting Associate Professor (Economics), McMaster University, Canada, 1979/80
  • Senior Research Fellow, Science Center, Berlin, 1980/6
  • Professor of Economics, University of Stirling, 1986 – present, (Head of Economics Department 8/86 to 9/91 and Head of the School of Management, 1991/4)
  • Visiting Research Fellow, W E Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, Michigan, USA, 1990; Head of Economics, August 2007-June, 2009.

Other Roles
  • Managing editor, Scottish Journal of Political Economy, May 2003 – May 2012(Editor since 1998)
  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (2002- )IZA Research Fellow

Current Undergraduate Teaching and Supervision

(i) half of a final year undergraduate course on British and European economic policy; (ii) half of the core second year undergraduate course in intermediate microeconomics.
(iii) undergraduate 4th year dissertations.

Refereeing Since 2000

Applied Economics, American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics; British Journal of Industrial Relations, Economica, Economic Journal, Industrial and Labor Relations Review, International Economic Review, Journal of Economic Surveys, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Journal of the Japanese and International Economies, Journal of Political Economy, Labour Economics, Manchester School, Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Oxford Economic Papers, Personnel Review, Review of Economic Studies, Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Southern Economic Journal.


  • Ontario Task Force on Hours of Work and Overtime: Symposium: "Hours of Work and Overtime: Labour Market Issues", 1986
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