Department of Social & Policy Sciences

Dr Aurelie Charles

A lecturer in global political economy with particular expertise on the role of social norms in human interactions

Aurelie Charles

Lecturer
Director of Studies BSc (Hons) International Development with Economics

3 East 4.21
Email: a.charles@bath.ac.uk

Tel: +44(0) 1225 38 5259

 

External events

Global Climate Change Week

Visiting Research Fellow until January 2017 at Global Development Institute, University of Manchester

Global Development Institute

Publications

Special Issue on "Ethics, Global Finance, and the Great Recession", Review of Social Economy

Review of Social Economy
Associate Editor

Profile

Aurelie is lecturer in Global Political Economy and received a Master degree in Economics and Development, and a PhD in Economics from the University of Leeds, UK. She was also awarded the 2008 William R. Waters Research Grant and the 2010 Helen Potter Award from the Association for Social Economics, and the 2009 Kenneth Koford Memorial Prize from the Eastern Economic Association.

Research interests relate to the measurement of social norms, and their effect on individual decision-making and well-being, by combining critical theories with an innovative use of quantitative methods. Latest publications cover multi-disciplinary areas of research such as financialisation and the "Great Recession", fairness and efficiency wages, identity discrimination and entitlements, norms and beliefs, in different geographical and cultural areas such as Mexico, India, China, USA and Italy.

Aurelie is Director of Studies for BSc International Development with Economics.

Research interests

  • Income distribution and inequality
  • Identity well-being
  • Capability Approach
  • Social norms and beliefs
  • Stratification Economics
  • Cointegration analysis

Publications

Book/s

Charles, A., 2012. Exchange entitlement mapping: theory and evidence. Palgrave Macmillan. (Perspectives from Social Economics)

Articles

Carr, M., Charles, A., Dolfsma, W., McMaster, R. and Warnecke, T., 2015. Effective contributions to the review of social economy and social economics—editorial. Review of Social Economy, 73 (2), pp. 139-145.

Arestis, P., Charles, A. and Fontana, G., 2015. Introduction to the Special Issue on “Ethics, Global Finance and the Great Recession”. Review of Social Economy, 73 (4), pp. 311-314.

Arestis, P., Charles, A. and Fontana, G., 2015. Power, intergroup conflicts and social stratification in the United States:what has the global crisis taught us? Review of Social Economy, 73 (4), pp. 370-387.

Arestis, P., Charles, A. and Fontana, G., 2014. Identity economics meets financialisation: gender, race and occupational stratification in the US labour market. Cambridge Journal of Economics, 38 (6), pp. 1471-1491.

Charles, A., 2014. Book Review of “Jane Austen: Game Theorist” by Michael Suk-Young Chwe. Eastern Economic Journal, 40 (4), pp. 611-612.

Arestis, P., Charles, A. and Fontana, G., 2013. Financialization, the great recession, and the stratification of the US labor market. Feminist Economics, 19 (3), pp. 152-180.

Charles, A., 2011. Fairness and wages in Mexico's maquiladora industry: an empirical analysis of labor demand and the gender wage gap. Review of Social Economy, 69 (1), pp. 1-28.

Charles, A., Fontana, G. and Srivastava, A., 2011. India, China and the East Asian Miracle: a human capital development path to high growth rates and declining inequalities. Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society, 4 (1), pp. 29-48.

Charles, A. and Fontana, G., 2011. A critical assessment of the financialisation process and its impact on the US labour force during the great recession. International Journal of Public Policy, 7 (1/2/3), pp. 97-111.

Charles, A., 2011. The Great Recession and Ethnic Inequalities in the US Labour Force. History of Economic Ideas, 19 (2), pp. 163-176.

Reports/Papers

Charles, A., 2017. Elitist Earnings across Occupations: the White Group Effect in the US and UK Labour Force. Working Paper. Centre for the Analysis of Social Policy.

Charles, A., 2013. Hierarchy of ideals in market interactions:An application to the labor market. Working Paper. Annandale-on-Hudson, NY: Levy Economics Institute of Bard College. (Levy Economics Institute Working Paper; No. 779)

Conference or Workshop Items

Charles, A., Fontana, G. and DePascali, P., 2017. Blurring the Individual’s Boundary: investigating perceptions of being men and women in Southern Italian households.

Charles, A. and Vujic, S., 2016. Elitist Earnings across Occupations: the White group effect in the US and UK labour force. In: Work, Employment, and Society 2016 Conference, 2016-09-06.

Charles, A., 2015. Social Stratification in the United States:Lessons to reconcile the self and others for new policy making. In: ‘Making all things new'? Evangelii Gaudium and Ecumenical Mission, 2015-06-29 - 2015-07-01, St John's College.

Charles, A., 2014. Identity Economics Meets Financialisation: Gender, Race, and Occupational Stratification in the US Labour Market. In: CRESC Annual Conference on “Power Culture and Social Framing”, 2014-09-03 - 2014-09-05.

Arestis, P., Charles, A. and Fontana, G., 2011. Social norms meet financialisation: fair-wage constraints and gender and race stratification in the US labour market. In: Interdisciplinary Workshop on the Evolution of Social Norms, 2011-12-15 - 2011-12-16.

Charles, A., 2011. Gender and Norms: Testing the Optimal Resource Allocation within Households in Benevento. In: 8th International Conference on Developments in Economic Theory and Policy, 2011-07-01.

Charles, A., Arestis, P. and Fontana, G., 2011. Social norms, fair-wage and earnings inequality in the US labour force. In: Conference in Honour of G.C. Harcourt: The Future of Capitalism, 2011-06-01.

Charles, A., 2011. The role of social norms on well-being, wages and inequality. In: Centre d’Economie de la Sorbonne, 2011-03-01.

Charles, A., 2011. Financialisation, the ‘Great Recession’ and the Stratification of the US Labour Market. In: Allied Social Science Association (ASSA) Meetings, Association for Social Economic, 2011-01-01.

Charles, A., 2010. A Critical Assessment of the Financialisation process and its effects on the US Labour Force during the Great Recession. In: Economic Policy: In Search of an Alternative Paradigm, 2010-12-01.

Charles, A., 2010. Measuring Social Norms within the Household through Perceived Entitlements: Comparative Study between Mexican and Italian Households. In: 13th World Congress of Social Economics, 2010-06-01.

Charles, A., 2010. India, China and the East Asian Miracle: a Human Capital Approach to Inequalities. In: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Workshop: 20 years of the Human Development Index, 2010-01-01.

Charles, A., 2009. A Fair-wage Approach to Human Capital Development in India and China. In: 6th International Conference on Developments in Economic Theory and Policy, 2009-07-01.

Charles, A., 2009. Fair-wage and Effort-related capabilities in the maquiladora industry. In: Eastern Economic Association Annual Conference, 2009-02-01.

Charles, A., 2009. Fairness and Capabilities in Mexico: an empirical analysis on labour demand and the gender wage gap in the maquiladora industry. In: Allied Social Science Association (ASSA) Meetings, Association for Social Economics, 2009-01-01.

Charles, A., 2008. Interdependence, Capabilities and Happiness: Evidence from Mexican Household. In: International Workshop on Happiness and Capability, 2008-08-01.

Charles, A., 2005. Exchange-Entitlement Mapping: A Theoretical Framework. In: 5th International Conference of the Human Development and Capability Association, 2005-09-01.

Other

Charles, A., 2013. Book review of “Money for Everyone: Why we needs a Citizen’s Income” by Malcolm Torry. LSE Book Review Blog.

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