Main research interests are in the economics of population ageing, economic methodology, and institutional and non-neoclassical economic theory. Topics of recent and current research include:
- The economic consequences of population ageing in developed countries
- Connections between economic theory and social theory
- Causal and functional explanation in economics
- The role of culture, social structure and institutions in economic theorising
Full details of publications can be found at RePEc
- 'Markets and the meaning of flexibility', Economic Issues, 2015, 20(2), 45-65.
- 'Distributive justice with and without culture', Journal of Cultural Economy, 2015, 8(6), 673-688.
- 'External capabilities and the limits to social policy', in H.-U. Otto and H. Ziegler (eds), Critical Social Policy and the Capability Approach, Opladen: Barbara Budrich, 2014, pp. 125-142.
- 'The desocialising of economic theory', International Journal of Social Economics, 2013, 40(9), 809-825.
- 'Factor shares, business cycles and the distributive loop', Metroeconomica, 2012, 63(3), 493-511.