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Mr Alan Shipman

Mr Alan Shipman
Faculty of Social Sciences
The Open University
Walton Hall
Milton Keynes
United Kingdom

Lecturer in Economics



BA (Cambridge), M.Phil (Oxford)

Course development and teaching

Currently member of Investigating Social World (DD103) production team, and director of Politics, Philosophy and Economics (Q45) Qualification.

Research interests

Personal finance; capital; economic elites; foundations of the market economy.

Recent publications

A selection of my research publications can be viewed at The Open University's Open Research Online.

Capitalism Without Capital (forthcoming 2015) Palgrave Macmillan.

The New Power Elite (forthcoming 2016) Polity Press.

Last updated: 19 March 2015