Professor David  Marsden

Professor David Marsden

Professor of Industrial Relations

Department of Management

Room No
NAB 4.22
Key Expertise
Comparative industrial relations and human resource management

About me

Professor Marsden joined LSE as a Lecturer in 1980. He is Professor of Industrial Relations and an Associate in the Labour Markets Research Programme within the Centre for Economic Performance (CEP).

Professor Marsden is a member of the Governing Council of the Institut für Arbeitsrecht und Arbeitsbeziehungen in der Europäischen Gemeinschaft (IAAEG) and has previously been President of the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics (SASE) and a member of the Le Conseil scientifique research initiative on 'Travail', set up by the then Minister of Labour, Martine Aubry, and the Minister of Education and Research, Claude Allègre. He is a founding editor of Industrielle Beziehungen (the German Journal of Industrial Relations) and an editor of Travail et Emploi (a research journal published by the French ministry of labour). He was also editor of the Socio-Economic Review and is on the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Public Management.

Professor Marsden has worked as an adviser to the European Commission , the International Labour Organisation, the OECD, the World Bank, and to various UK trade unions, and has been visiting professor at the universities of Aix-en-Provence, Rome and Trier.

Employment Relations and Human Resource Management Faculty Research Group

Expertise Details

Development of international comparisons of HR practices; theory of the employment relationship; performance management and pay for performance; comparative industrial relations and human resource management