Richard Mitchell


1979 …2024

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Personal profile


Richard Mitchell is a Professor (part-time) in the Department of Business Law and Taxation, and a member of the Labour, Equality and Human Rights Research Group, and the Ethical Regulation Research Group, at Monash University. He was previously Director of the Centre for Employment and Labour Relations Law (CELRL), Melbourne Law School, from 1994 to 2006. He studied at the University of Melbourne and the London School of Economics and Political Science. He was an editor of the Australian Journal of Labour Law from 1988 to 2002. Richard’s areas of specialisation include the regulation of labour markets and the role of law in the construction of employment systems; his current research focuses on labour market regulation, and varying styles of regulation in different types of economies.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production

Research area keywords

  • labour market regulation
  • labour law
  • comparative labour law
  • labour regulation in Asia

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