Alexander Guschanski

Dr Alexander Guschanski BSc, MA, PhD

Lecturer in Economics

Alexander Guschanski joined the University as a lecturer in August 2018. He holds a BSc in Economics from the Free University of Berlin, an MA in Political Economy from Kingston University London and a PhD in Economics from the University of Greenwich.

His research in labour economics focuses on the determinants of income distribution and unemployment. His research in international economics looks at the determinants of global imbalances. A large part of his empirical work is based on microeconometric analyses using industry- and firm-level data.

Research / Scholarly interests

  • Macroeconomics
  • Political Economy
  • Income distribution
  • Econometrics, particularly panel data and microeconometrics

Recent publications

Article

Guschanski, Alexander and , Onaran, Özlem (2021), The decline in the wage share: falling bargaining power of labour or technological progress? Industry-level evidence from the OECD. Oxford University Press (OUP). In: , , , . Oxford University Press (OUP), Socio-Economic Review ISSN: 1475-1461 (Print), 1475-147X (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.1093/ser/mwaa031) NB Item availability restricted.

Guschanski, Alexander and , Stockhammer, Engelbert (2020), Are current accounts driven by cost competitiveness or asset prices? A synthetic model and an empirical test. Oxford University Press. In: , , , . Oxford University Press, Cambridge Journal of Economics (Advance Access), 44 (6) . pp. 1301-1327 ISSN: 0309-166X (Print), 1464-3545 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.1093/cje/beaa013) NB Item availability restricted.

Kohler, Karsten , Guschanski, Alexander, Stockhammer, Engelbert (2019), The impact of financialisation on the wage share: A theoretical clarification and empirical test. Oxford University Press. In: , , , . Oxford University Press, Cambridge Journal of Economics, 43 (4) . pp. 937-974 ISSN: 0309-166X (Print), 1464-3545 (Online) (doi: https://academic.oup.com/cje/article/43/4/937/5538917).

Moore, Sian , Onaran, Özlem, Guschanski, Alexander, Antunes, Bethania , Symon, Graham (2019), The resilience of collective bargaining – a renewed logic for joint regulation?. Emerald. In: , , , . Emerald, Employee Relations, 41 (2) . pp. 279-295 ISSN: 0142-5455 (Print), (doi: https://doi.org/10.1108/ER-09-2018-0256) NB Item availability restricted.

Kohler, Karsten , Guschanski, Alexander, Stockhammer, Engelbert (2018), Verteilungseffekte von Finanzialisierung. Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden. In: , , , . Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden, The Cologne Journal of Sociology / KZfSS Kölner Zeitschrift für Soziologie und Sozialpsychologie, 70 (1) . pp. 37-63 ISSN: 0023-2653 (Print), 1861-891X (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11577-018-0537-7).

Guschanski, Alexander and , Onaran, Özlem (2018), Determinants of the wage share: A cross-country comparison using sectoral data. Ifo Institute for Economic Research e.V.. In: , , , . Ifo Institute for Economic Research e.V., CESifo Forum, 19 (2) . pp. 44-54 ISSN: 1615-245X (Print), (doi: https://www.ifo.de/w/mjCLd44C).

Onaran, Özlem and , Guschanski, Alexander (2018), Reverting Inequality: a win-win for people and economic performance. Fabian Society. In: , , , . Fabian Society, Raising the Bar . pp. 45-54 (doi: https://fabians.org.uk/publication/raising-the-bar/).

Onaran, Özlem and , Guschanski, Alexander (2017), Capital lessons: labour, inequality and how to respond. Wiley. In: , , , . Wiley, IPPR Progressive Review, 24 (2) . pp. 152-162 ISSN: 2573-2323 (Print), 2573-2331 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/newe.12052) NB Item availability restricted.

Guschanski, Alexander and , Onaran, Özlem (2016), Why did the wage share fall? Industry level evidence from Austria. In: , , , . , Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft, 42 (4) . pp. 557-589 ISSN: 0378-5130 (Print), (doi: https://wug.akwien.at/WUG_Archiv/2016_42_4/2016_42_4_0557.pdf).

Book section

Guschanski, Alexander and , Stockhammer, Engelbert (2021), Cost competitiveness and asset prices as determinants of the current account in emerging economies. Routledge. In: , , In: Bruno Bonizzi, Annina Kaltenbrunner, Raquel A. Ramos (eds.), Emerging Economies and the Global Financial Syste. Routledge, (1st) . ISBN: 9780367111427 (doi: https://doi.org/10.4324/9780429025037-8) NB Item availability restricted.

Guschanski, Alexander and , Onaran, Özlem (2020), El papel de los sindicatos en la lucha contra la desigualidad de ingresos (the role of unions in income inequality). Catarata. In: , , In: Bruno Estrada López, Gabriel Flores (eds.), Repensar la economía desde la democraci. Catarata, Madrid , 1 (1) . pp. 91-102 . ISBN: 9788490979259 (doi: https://www.catarata.org/libro/repensar-la-economia-desde-la-democracia_105507/) NB Item availability restricted.

Working paper

Onaran, Özlem and , Guschanski, Alexander (2018), What drives the four decades-long decline in labour’s share of income?. Business School. In: , , , . Business School, London (doi: http://www.gre.ac.uk/business/research/centres/gperc/pubreports/gperc-policy-briefs).

Guschanski, Alexander and , Stockhammer, Engelbert (2017), Are current accounts driven by competitiveness or asset prices? A synthetic model and an empirical test. University of Greenwich Business School. In: , , , . University of Greenwich Business School, London (doi: http://www.gre.ac.uk/business/research/centres/gperc/pubreports/greenwich-papers-in-political-economy).

Guschanski, Alexander and , Onaran, Özlem (2017), Why is the wage share falling in emerging economies? Industry level evidence. University of Greenwich Business School. In: , , , . University of Greenwich Business School, London (doi: http://www.gre.ac.uk/business/research/centres/gperc/pubreports/greenwich-papers-in-political-economy).

Guschanski, Alexander and , Onaran, Özlem (2017), The political economy of income distribution: industry level evidence from 14 OECD countries. University of Greenwich Business School. In: , , , . University of Greenwich Business School, London (doi: http://www.gre.ac.uk/business/research/centres/gperc/pubreports/greenwich-papers-in-political-economy).

Onaran, Özlem and , Guschanski, Alexander (2016), The political economy of income distribution: industry level evidence from Austria. University of Greenwich Business School. In: , , , . University of Greenwich Business School, London (doi: http://www.gre.ac.uk/business/research/centres/gperc/pubreports/gperc-policy-briefs).

Guschanski, Alexander and , Onaran, Özlem (2016), Determinants of the wage share: a cross-country comparison using sectoral data. University of Greenwich Business School. In: , , , . University of Greenwich Business School, London (doi: http://www.gre.ac.uk/business/research/centres/gperc/pubreports/greenwich-papers-in-political-economy).

Onaran, Özlem and , Guschanski, Alexander (2016), Rising inequality in the UK and the political economy of Brexit: lessons for policy. University of Greenwich Business School. In: , , , . University of Greenwich Business School, London (doi: http://www.gre.ac.uk/business/research/centres/gperc/pubreports/gperc-policy-briefs).

Onaran, Özlem , Guschanski, Alexander, Meadway, James, Martin, Alice (2015), Working for the economy: the economic case for trade unions. University of Greenwich. In: , , , . University of Greenwich, London (doi: ).

Onaran, Özlem , Guschanski, Alexander, Meadway, James, Martin, Alice (2015), Working for the economy: the economic case for trade unions [Policy Brief]. University of Greenwich. In: , , , . University of Greenwich, London (doi: ).