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Dr Simon Mair

Lecturer - Circular Economy & Data Analy

Faculty/Dept/School School of Management
(Faculty of Management, Law and Social Sciences)
Emails.mair1@bradford.ac.uk
Telephone +441274 232167

Biography

Simon is an ecological economist. His work focuses on understanding the current economy in order to build a better one. He is currently working on questions of productivity, energy, value and work in sustainable economies. Simon is program lead for the Master in Business Administration in Innovation, Enterprise and Circular Economy, and is working on mainstreaming circular economy across the undergraduate and postgraduate curriculum.

Simon was co-investigator on the ESRC funded “Powering Productivity” project, which mapped links between energy, wellbeing and productivity. He was a consultant researcher on the Productivity Insights Network funded project “Redefining SME Productivity Measurement and Assessment for a Low Carbon Economy.” His academic work has been published in Ecological Economics, The Lancet Planetary Health, and The Journal of Cleaner Production, amongst others. In addition to his academic publications he has been published in international outlets including BBC Future, The New European, and Open Democracy. He is currently UK country contact for the European Society of Ecological Economics.

Publications

Peer Reviewed Journal
TitleWorker wellbeing and productivity in advanced economies: Re-examining the link (2021)
AuthorsIsham, A; Mair, S., Jackson, T.
JournalEcological Economics
 
TitleAssessing the suitability of sustainability frameworks for embedding sustainability in higher education curricula: pragmatism versus transformation (2021)
AuthorsDruckman, A. and Mair, S.
JournalInternational Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education
 
TitleNeoliberal economics, planetary health, and the COVID-19 pandemic: a Marxist ecofeminist analysis (2020)
AuthorsMair, S.,
JournalThe Lancet Planetary Health
 
TitleA tale of two utopias: Work in a post-growth world (2020)
AuthorsMair S.;Druckman A.;Jackson T.
JournalEcological Economics
DOI10.1016/j.ecolecon.2020.106653
 
TitleHigher Wages for Sustainable Development? Employment and Carbon Effects of Paying a Living Wage in Global Apparel Supply Chains (2019)
AuthorsMair S.;Druckman A.;Jackson T.
JournalEcological Economics
DOI10.1016/j.ecolecon.2019.01.007
 
TitleInvestigating fairness in global supply chains: applying an extension of the living wage to the Western European clothing supply chain. (2018)
AuthorsMair S;Druckman A;Jackson T;
JournalInternational Journal of Life Cycle Assessment
DOI10.1007/s11367-017-1390-z
 
TitleThe challenges of applying planetary boundaries as a basis for strategic decision-making in companies with global supply chains (2017)
AuthorsClift R.;Sim S.;King H.;Chenoweth J.;Christie I.;Clavreul J.;Mueller C.;Posthuma L.;Boulay A.;Chaplin-Kramer R.;Chatterton J.;DeClerck F.;Druckman A.;France C.;Franco A.;Gerten D.;Goedkoop M.;Hauschild M.;Huijbregts M.;Koellner T.;Lambin E.;Lee J.;Mair S.;Marshall S.;McLachlan M.;Milà i Canals L.;Mitchell C.;Price E.;Rockström J.;Suckling J.;Murphy R.
JournalSustainability (Switzerland)
DOI10.3390/su9020279
 
TitleGlobal inequities and emissions in Western European textiles and clothing consumption (2016)
AuthorsMair S.;Druckman A.;Jackson T.
JournalJournal of Cleaner Production
DOI10.1016/j.jclepro.2015.08.082
 
Book Chapters
TitleA Critical Review of the Role of Indicators in Implementing the Sustainable Development Goals (2018)
AuthorsMair S.;Jones A.;Ward J.;Christie I.;Druckman A.;Lyon F.
JournalWorld Sustainability Series
DOI10.1007/978-3-319-63007-6_3
 
TitleFairness and Globalisation in the Western European Clothing Supply Chain (2017)
AuthorsMair, S., Druckman, A., Jackson, T.
JournalThe Social Effects of Global Trade
PublisherJenny Stanford Publishing
 
Published Reports
TitleEnergy and Productivity—a review of the literature (2020)
AuthorsElkomy, S; Mair, S; Jackson, T.
PublisherCentre for the Understanding of Sustainable Prosperity
 
Title ‘Redefining SME Productivity Measurement and Assessment for a Low Carbon Economy’ (2020)
AuthorsOwen, R.; Harrer, T.; Lodh, S.; Pates, R.; and Mair., S.
PublisherProductivity Insights Network
 
TitleWellbeing and productivity: a review of the literature (2020)
AuthorsIsham, A.; Mair, S.; Jackson, T.
PublisherCentre for the Understanding of Sustainable Prosperity
 
TitleMapping Method Report (2020)
AuthorsBoehnert, J.; Mair, S.; Landa-Avila, C.
PublisherCentre for the Understanding of Sustainable Prosperity
 
Other Publications
Other typeBlog
TitleCOVID-19 and the Economic Stories of our Time (2021)
AuthorsMair, S.
PublisherEuropean Association for Development Research and Training Institutes
 
Other typeMagazine Article
TitleTriggering the Right: The Role of Language in the Culture Wars (2021)
AuthorsMair, S.
PublisherCurrent Affairs
 
Other typeNewspaper Articles
TitleWhat will the world be like after coronavirus? Four possible futures (2020)
AuthorsMair, S.
PublisherThe Conversation
 
Other typeNewspaper Articles
TitleTechno-fix futures will only accelerate climate chaos – don’t believe the hype (2019)
AuthorsMair, S. and Boehnert., J
PublisherThe Conversation
 
Other typeNewspaper Articles
TitleSystem Change, Not Climate Change! What ‘The Good Place’ can teach us about climate action (2019)
AuthorsMair, S.
PublisherOpen Democracy
 
Other typeANET/COS
TitleGrowing Pain: the delusion of boundless economic growth - a reply to Leigh Phillips (2019)
AuthorsChristie, I., Mair, S., and Gallant, B.
PublisherOpen Democracy
 
Other typeNewspaper Articles
TitleHow getting rid of shit jobs and the metric of productivity can combat climate change (2019)
AuthorsMair, S.
PublisherThe Conversation
 
Other typeMagazine Article
TitleCapitalism and Climate Change: A Political Marxist View (2019)
AuthorsMair, S.
PublisherNew Socialist
 
Other typeMagazine Article
TitleIn the age of extinction, who is extreme? A response to Policy Exchange (2019)
AuthorsMair, S. and Steinberger, J.