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Michael joined UEA Law School in September 2002, and was promoted to Senior Lecturer in 2008, Reader in 2012, and Professor in 2013. He was the School's Director of Research from 2015-2022 and became Head of School in August 2022.
Michael's research interests are in regulation, competititon and media law. His research has been funded by various bodies including the ESRC, the Department of Business, and Ofcom. He is a member of UEA's Centre for Competition Policy.
He is interested in supervising research students in all areas of competition law and media law.
Head of UEA Law School
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The Distributional Effects of Gas Price Volatility and Potential Policy Mitigations
Ennis, S., Burlinson, A., Deller, D. & Harker, M.
1/11/22 → 30/04/24
CCP Equity and justice in retail energy markets: current and future energy systems
Waddams, C., Fletcher, A., Hargreaves, T., Harker, M. & Deller, D.
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council
1/05/16 → 31/10/18
Incumbents as providers of last resort and public service obligations
Centre on Regulation in Europe
1/09/12 → 28/02/13
CCP Centre for Competition Policy Phase 2 (2009-14)
Hviid, M., Akman, P., Davies, S., Hargreaves-Heap, S., Harker, M., Kassim, H., Kassim, H., Lyons, B., Stephan, A., Sugden, R., Waddams, C., Wadlow, C., Zizzo, D., Allen-Rogers, D., Allen-Rogers, D., Allen-Rogers, D. & Allen-Rogers, D.
Economic and Social Research Council
1/09/09 → 30/11/14
Benchmarking the performance of the UK framework supporting consumer empowerment through comparison against relevant international comparator countries.
Harker, M., Akman, P., Mehta, J. & Waddams, C.
Department of Trade and Industry
11/10/07 → 28/03/08
How statutory duties shape the decision making of an economic regulator: Insights from the energy regulatory community, past and presentHarker, M. & Reader, D., Mar 2022, In: Journal of Law and Society. 49, 1, p. 118-150 33 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile8 Downloads (Pure)
Political advertising revisited: digital campaigning and protecting democratic discourseHarker, M., Mar 2020, In: Legal Studies. 40, 1, p. 151-171 21 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile5 Citations (Scopus)18 Downloads (Pure)
Fairness in Retail Energy Markets? Evidence from the UKDeller, D., Waddams Price, C., Errington, E., Fletcher, A., Hargreaves, T., Harker, M., Longhurst, N., Reader, D. & Turner, G., 18 Oct 2018, Centre for Competition Policy.
Research output: Book/Report › Other reportOpen Access
Response to BEIS: Modernising Consumer Markets - Green PaperDeller, D., Harker, M., Hviid, M., Lam, W., Mc Cullagh, K., Ormosi, P., Peyer, S., Reader, D. & Waddams, C., 4 Jul 2018, 27 p. Centre for Competition Policy.
Research output: Other contributionOpen Access
‘Moving in concentric circles’? The history and politics of press inquiriesHarker, M., Street, J. & Cross, S., Jun 2017, In: Legal Studies. 37, 2, p. 248–278 31 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen AccessFile1 Citation (Scopus)11 Downloads (Pure)