Michael Aldous
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    Office location: 02.007, Riddel Hall Block 3

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


    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



    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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    Frequent Journals

    • Business History

      ISSNs: 0007-6791

      Taylor and Francis Ltd.

      Scopus rating (2018): SJR 0.702 SNIP 1.235


    • Enterprise and Society

      ISSNs: 1467-2227

      Oxford University Press

      Scopus rating (2018): SJR 0.531 SNIP 0.982


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