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Professor Peter Jelfs
Professor (Professional Practice) - Accounting

Eastern Gateway 112


I joined the Business School to help develop and improve links with government, accounting regulators and professional firms. 

My research interests are in the field of taxation and I would be pleased to talk with potential PhD students and other researchers or collaborators in this area.

Office hours Friday 1-2pm, please email me to arrange a meeting


PhD (Birkbeck, University of London)

MSc (University of Birmingham)

MChem (Keble College, University of Oxford)

Newest selected publications

Jelfs, P., Holford, A. and Sartori, T. (2023) 'Labour market contributions of UK and foreign-born PhD holders: implications for visa, immigration and tax policy'.


Jelfs, P. and Smith, HL. (2022) 'A comparative study of the survival of university spin-off companies (USOs) in the post-industrial UK West Midlands region'. Studies in Higher Education, 47 (10). pp. 1 - 10. ISSN: 0307-5079

Journal article

Jelfs, P. and Lawton Smith, H. (2021) 'Financial performance studies of university spin-off companies (USOs) in the West Midlands'. Journal of Technology Transfer, 46 (6). pp. 1949 - 1972. ISSN: 0892-9912

Journal article

Jelfs, P. (2016) 'Financial performance analysis of spin-off companies from a UK 'regional' university: A case study of the University of Birmingham'. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, 29 (2). pp. 271 - 286. ISSN: 1476-1297

Journal article

Robertson, EG., Hockridge, MR., Jelfs, PD. and Simons, JP. (2001) 'IR-UV ion-depletion and fluorescence spectroscopy of 2-phenylacetamide clusters: Hydration of a primary amide'. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 3 (5). pp. 786 - 795. ISSN: 1463-9076

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