Colin C Williams is Professor of Public Policy in the Management School at the University of Sheffield in the United Kingdom. His research interests include the informal economy, entrepreneurship and economic development, subjects on which he has published some 20 monographs and 370 journal articles over the past 25 years. His recent books include Informal Work in Developed Nations (2010, Routledge), Rethinking the Future of Work: directions and visions (2007, Palgrave Macmillan), The Hidden Enterprise Culture (2006, Edward Elgar), A Commodified World? mapping the limits of capitalism (2005, Zed) and Cash-in-Hand Work (2004, Palgrave Macmillan).
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
informal economy; entrepreneurship; undeclared work; capitalism; economic development