Reader in Political Economy, Manchester Metropolitan University

Dr Craig Berry is a Reader in Political Economy at Manchester Metropolitan University, part of the Future Economies university centre for research and knowledge exchange.

Before joining MMU, Dr Berry was Deputy Director at the Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute, University of Sheffield. His previous roles include Pensions Policy Officer at the TUC, Policy Advisor at HM Treasury, Head of Policy and Senior Researcher at the International Longevity Centre, and Lecturer at the University of Warwick. He completed his PhD at the University of Sheffield in 2009.

His books include Globalisation and Ideology in Britain (2011), Austerity Politics and UK Economic Policy (2016), Developing England's North (with Arianna Giovannini, 2018) and Pensions Imperilled (forthcoming). You can no longer follow Craig on Twitter.

Experience

  • 2018–present
    Reader in Political Economy, Manchester Metropolitan University
  • 2013–2018
    Deputy Director, Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute, University of Sheffield