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Research Interests

Tax havens; Global governance; Sports mega-events; Emerging markets/powers; International organisations; The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development

Biography

Dr Richard Woodward is Senior Lecturer in Emerging Markets at Coventry Business School. He is a political economist specialising in international organisations (especially the OECD), offshore financial centres, tax havens and sports mega-events. His present research concerns the role of the OECD in global economic governance. This work is examining in particular how the OECD’s role is evolving as a result of its engagement with the emerging markets and powers of the Global South and the implications of this for efforts to clampdown on international tax avoidance and evasion. He has published widely on international organisations and global governance including two books The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (Routledge 2009) and (with Michael Davies) International Organizations: A Companion (Edward Elgar 2014). He has held visiting positions at the University of Tasmania and the Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute (SPERI) and is a Non-Resident Fellow at Trends Research and Advisory in the UAE.

Area of Expertise:

The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, international organisations, global governance, offshore financial centres and tax havens, small states, sports mega-events.

Vision Statement

My research aims to further our understanding of the relationship between states and markets. In particular it looks to challenge the view which has prevailed amongst many leading institutions of global governance that human relations are best mediated by market forces and that the role of the state should be confined to building institutions for the market or the mere correction of market failure. I believe that for humanity to successfully confront its manifold challenges we must fundamentally rethink the relationship between states and markets and the institutional underpinnings of global governance. My research seeks to make a vital contribution to these debates.

Education/Academic qualification

Doctorate, University of Hull

Global Political Economy, MA, University of Hull

Politics, University of Hull

External positions

Non-Resident Fellow, Trends Research and Advisory

1 Apr 2015 → …

Senior Lecturer, University of Hull

1 Aug 201031 Aug 2015

Lecturer, University of Hull

1 Sep 200330 Jul 2010

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Research Output

Prisoner of the Past: UK Industrial Strategy from Empire to Brexit

Silverwood, J. & Woodward, R., 13 Jan 2020, (Submitted) The Political Economy of Industrial Strategy in the UK : From Productivity Problems to Development Dilemmas.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Sport diplomacy and UK soft power: The case of Mount Everest

Woodward, R., 6 Mar 2020, In : The British Journal of Politics & International Relations. (In-press), p. (In-press) BJPIR-1765.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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  • Unconditional quantile regression analysis of UK inbound tourist expenditures

    Sharma, A., Woodward, R. & Grillini, S., Jan 2020, In : Economics Letters. 186, 4 p., 108857.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Governance in a globalised world

    Woodward, R., 8 May 2019, The Handbook of Globalisation, Third Edition. Michie, J. (ed.). 3 ed. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, p. 324-333 10 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Putting the 'D' into the OECD – The DAC in the Cold War Years

    Woodward, R., 26 Mar 2019, (Submitted) The DAC and Development Cooperation: Writing History with a Future Perspective. Carey, R., Hynes, W., Bracho, G. & Trzeciak-Duval, A. (eds.). OECD/Duisburg Centre for Global Cooperation Research

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Activities

    British Industrial Policy and its Inherent Duality since 1979

    James Silverwood (Speaker), Richard Woodward (Contributor)
    6 Apr 2020

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    Global Britain’, Brexit, and the Missing Role of the State

    James Silverwood (Speaker), Richard Woodward (Contributor)
    6 Apr 2020

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    45th Annual Conference: Connecting Sociologies

    Richard Woodward (Participant)
    10 May 201911 May 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    42nd Annual Reunion and AGN

    Richard Woodward (Participant)
    17 May 201919 May 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    AltAusterity: Coping is Not Enough

    Richard Woodward (Speaker)
    21 Feb 201922 Feb 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    Press / Media

    Comment on GDP Figures

    Richard Woodward

    22/10/09

    1 media contribution

    Press/Media: Expert Comment

    Last British tax haven accedes to demands for greater disclosure

    Richard Woodward

    10/03/09

    1 media contribution

    Press/Media: Expert Comment