Dr Daniel Wheatley

Dr Daniel Wheatley

Department of Management
Senior Lecturer

Contact details

University of Birmingham
B15 2TT

Daniel Wheatley is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Business and Labour Economics. He joined Birmingham Business School in 2016, having previously being employed as School Standards and Quality Manager and Principal Lecturer in Economics at Nottingham Business School (2008-2016). 




Dan teaches on a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, specialising in areas of industrial and labour economics, economic evaluation and social science research methods.


Dan’s areas of research interest are subjective well-being, time-use, work-life balance, flexible working arrangements, work-related travel (commuting, mobile working and business travel), and the household division of labour. His work has appeared in a number of edited volumes, and in peer reviewed journals including the Cambridge Journal of Economics; Gender, Work and Organization; Industrial Relations Journal; New Technology, Work and Employment, and; Work, Employment and Society.

Profile on ResearchGate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Daniel_Wheatley.

Profile on Orcid: http://orcid.org/0000-0002-6753-2867


Wheatley, D. and Bickerton, C. Time-use and well-being impacts of travel-to-work and travel-for-work. New Technology, Work and Employment, 31(3), 238-254. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ntwe.12074.  

Wheatley, D. and Bickerton, C. Subjective well-being and engagement in arts, culture and sport. Journal of Cultural Economics, forthcoming. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10824-016-9270-0.   

Atherton, A., Faria, J., Wheatley, D., Wu, D., and Wu, Z (2016). Financial hardship and the decision to moonlight: second job holding by the self-employed. Industrial Relations Journal, 47(3), 279-299. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/irj.12135.   

Wheatley, D. Employee satisfaction and patterns in availability and use of flexible working arrangements. Work, Employment and Society, forthcoming. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0950017016631447.  

Philp, B. Slater, G. and Wheatley D. (2015). New Labour and Work-Time Regulation: A Quantitative Analysis of Capitalism in the UK, 1992-2009. Cambridge Journal of Economics, 39(3), 711-732. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cje/beu057.  

Wheatley, D. and Wu, Z (2014). Dual Careers, Time-Use, and Satisfaction Levels: Evidence from the British Household Panel Survey. Industrial Relations Journal, 45(5), 443-464. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/irj.12071.

Wheatley, D. (2014). Travel-to-Work and Subjective Well-Being: A Study of UK Dual Career Households. Journal of Transport Geography, 39, 187-196. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtrangeo.2014.07.009.

Simpson, T., Brunsden, V., Hill, R. and Wheatley, D. (2014). Fire and rescue service community safety initiatives: Measuring Impact. Safer Communities, 13(2), 88-100. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/SC-01-2013-0001

Brindley, C., Foster, C. and Wheatley, D. (2014). Career Development Path of the Female Entrepreneur, in Kelly, L. (ed.) Women Entrepreneurship: New Management and Leadership Models, Volume 1, Chapter 5, 121-138, Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger.

Wheatley, D. (2013). Location, Vocation, Location? Spatial Entrapment among Women in Dual Career Households. Gender, Work and Organization, 20(6), 720-36. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/gwao.12005.

Philp, B. and Wheatley, D. (2013). European Work Time Regulation and Underemployment: A Quantitative Marxist Analysis. Economic Issues, 19(1), 57-74. URL: http://www.economicissues.org.uk/Files/2013/113Philp.pdf.   

Wheatley, D. (2012). Good to be home? Time-use and Satisfaction Levels among Home-based Teleworkers. New Technology, Work and Employment, 27(3), 224-41. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-005X.2012.00289.x

Wheatley, D. (2012). Work-life Balance, Travel-to-Work, and the Dual Career Household. Personnel Review, 41(6), 813-831. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/00483481211263764.  

Brindley, C., Foster, C. and Wheatley, D. (2012). Marketing Women: a Sector Experience, in Kariv, D. Female Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation, 93-98. Oxford: Routledge.