Dr Holmes' research interests are in labour economics, earnings inequality, social mobility, behavioural economics, experimental economics, the economics of education, skills and skills policy. In addition to his post at Pembroke College, he is also a senior research fellow on the Employment, Equity and Growth programme with INET@Oxford and an Associate at the Centre on Skills, Knowledge and Organisational Performance (SKOPE) at the Department of Education.
- Labour markets and jobs
- Income inequality and pay
- Social mobility
- Education and skills, particularly higher education
- Retirement and saving