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Particulars

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Lecturer in Management at Queen's Management School, and a Research Associate at Queen's University Centre for Economic History.

Interests

Research Statement

Michael Aldous is a business historian with an interest in the ownership and organisation of firms. He uses microeconomic theories of the firm to analyse the use of different business forms. He is particularly interested in the historical role played by partnership and cooperative firms in trade and service industries, and implications this has for understanding both historical and contemporary firm performance.

Research Interests

 

Business History, Economic History, International Business, Globalization in the 19th century, Trading and service firms, Theory of the firm

 

Achievements

Michael holds a BA in History and American Studies from the University of Nottingham, an MBA from IE Business School, Madrid, and an MSc and PhD in Economic History from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

 

 

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Research Output 2015 2019

Open Access
File
Assurance
Corporate governance
Corporate Governance
Incomplete
Revolution
Indigo
Traders
Globalization
Global trade
Transaction costs

Partners, servants or entrepreneurs? Banians in the 19th century Bengal economy.

Aldous, M., 05 Mar 2019, (Accepted) In : Business History Review.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Servants
Economy
Bengal
Entrepreneurs
Ownership
Open Access
File
Global trade
Liverpool
Broker
Cotton
Global Trade

Trading Companies

Aldous, M., 22 Jul 2019, Routledge Handbook on the Makers of Global Business. da Silva Lopes, T., Lubinski, C. & Tworek, H. (eds.). Routledge, 29 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

International trade
Economics
Economic development
Globalization
Organizational form

Prizes

Mira Wilkins Prize, 2016

Michael Aldous (Recipient), Apr 2016

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

International business
Business history

Activities 2015 2019

Association of Business Historians Annual Conference 2019

Michael Aldous (Speaker)
06 Jul 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Economic History Review (Journal)

Michael Aldous (Referee)
26 Jul 2019 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activity

Economic History Review (Journal)

Michael Aldous (Book reviewer)
07 Jan 2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication peer-review

The Journal of Economic History (Journal)

Michael Aldous (Referee)
28 Aug 2019 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activity

Modern Asian Studies (Journal)

Michael Aldous (Peer reviewer)
08 Jan 2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activity

Impact

Information Revolutions

Michael Aldous (Participant)

Impact: Economic Impact