Ken Clark is based at the University of Manchester where he is Senior Lecturer in Economics and a member of the ESRC Centre on the Dynamics of Ethnicity. Between 2010 and 2013 he was Co-Head of Economics with responsibility for teaching and operations. He is also a Research Fellow at the Institute of Labour Studies, in Bonn. Ken has researched, taught and published in the area of labour economics for over twenty years.
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