Graeme Young

Graeme Young is a Lecturer in Social and Public Policy in the School of Social & Political Sciences and the Convenor of the undergraduate Social and Public Policy program. He received his PhD in Politics and International Studies from the University of Cambridge in 2018.

Graeme’s research focuses on the political economy of development and the relationship between states and markets, broadly conceived. He is particularly interested in informal economic activity and policy work that aims to build inclusive economies.

Prior to joining the University of Glasgow, Graeme served as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Balsillie School of International Affairs, a Visiting Researcher at the University of Cape Town, and a Scholar in Residence at the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice at the New York University School of Law.

  • We Need to Talk about Workers’ Ownership

    As prospects for the broadly shared prosperity that Canadians rightly expect are fading in a system in which too many of the gains go to the top, thinking about how worker ownership can play a vital role in creating a more equal, democratic economy has become an important task.

    We Need to Talk about Workers’ Ownership