Len Shackleton joined Buckingham in September 2011 as Professor of Economics. He was previously Dean of the Royal Docks Business School at the University of East London and prior to that was Dean of the Westminster Business School. He has also taught at Queen Mary, University of London and worked as an economist in the Civil Service. His research interests are primarily in labour economics. He has worked with many think tanks, most closely with the Institute of Economic Affairs, where he is an Economics Fellow. He edits the journal Economic Affairs, which is co-published by the IEA and the University of Buckingham. Professor Shackleton has over a hundred publications to his name and is a frequent commentator on TV and radio.
- Bourne, R. & J. R. Shackleton, The Minimum Wage: silver bullet or poisoned chalice? (London: Institute of Economic Affairs, 2014)
- Len Shackleton, “UK business schools need an injection of the profit motive”
- Len Shackleton, “Wellbeing at work: any lessons?”