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Steve Fothergill has been a professor within the Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research since 1992. An economist by background, he is an experienced researcher with a track record extending back over thirty years at a number of academic institutions and a national and international reputation.


  • Business and industry
  • Labour markets
  • Joblessness
  • Local area studies
  • Energy policy
  • Benefits system
  • Regeneration, particularly in northern communities
  • Worklessness
  • Incapacity benefit
  • Coastal resorts

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    Steve Fothergill on BBC

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