Current Council Members


Communications Officer

Michael Aldous

Michael Aldous is a business historian with an interest in the ownership and organisation of firms. He uses microeconomic theories of the firm to analyse the use of different business forms. He is particularly interested in the historical role played by partnership and cooperative firms in trade and service industries, and implications this has for understanding both historical and contemporary firm performance. Michael's research interests are Business History, Economic History, International Business, Globalization in the 19th century, Trading and service firms, Theory of the firm. Michael holds a BA in History and American Studies from the University of Nottingham, an MBA from IE Business School, Madrid, and an MSc and PhD in Economic History from the London School of Economics and Political Science.


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