Dr Frido Wenten

Dr Frido Wenten

Assistant Professor of Management

Department of Management

Room No
MAR 5.17
Key Expertise
Comparative and international political economy

About me

Dr Frido Wenten joined the Department of Manangement in January 2018. He conducts research on labour relations and industrial development, with a focus on the global automotive industry in China and Mexico. Frido is particularly interested in the constitutive role non-elite social groups can play in political economic change and institutional settlements – and the wider implications for theorising development and social change.

Dr Wenten completed his PhD in Development Studies at SOAS. He also holds postgraduate degrees from the Free University of Berlin and the University of Sussex. Before joining the department, Dr Wenten taught at the Department of International Development at LSE and the Department of Development Studies at SOAS, where he also held a Postdoctoral Fellowship of the ESRC Global Challenges Research Fund. 

Research interests:

  • Comparative and international political economy
  • Global automotive manufacturing
  • Labour relations and movements in emerging markets
  • Industrial policy
  • Critical theory

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Employment Relations and Human Resource Management Faculty Research Group

Expertise Details

Comparative and international political economy; global automotive manufacturing; labour relations and movements in emerging markets; industrial policy; critical theory