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Faculty of Economics

Professor William Brown
Montague Burton Professor of Industrial Relations

Research Interests
Collective bargaining; payment systems; minimum wages; impact of legislative change; trade union recognition; employment contracts; arbitration

Dr Ken Coutts
Assistant Director of Research

Research Interests
Open-economy models of debt dynamics; visible and invisible earnings in the balance of payments; macroeconomic policy; inflation; industrial pricing behaviour


Professor Sir Partha Dasgupta
Emeritus Professor, Frank Ramsey Professor Emeritus of Economics

Research Interests
Economics of Poverty and Nutrition. Environmental Economics. Economic Measurement. Economics of Knowledge.

Dr Jeremy Edwards
Emeritus Reader in Economics

Research Interests
Economic history, the economics of institutions, and the relationship between education and economic growth.


Professor Andrew Harvey
Professor of Econometrics

Research Interests
Time series; financial econometrics; state space models; signal extraction; volatility.

Professor Tony Lawson
Professor of Economics and Philosophy

Research Interests
Social ontology, philosophy of science, political economy and history of thought


Professor Sir James Mirrlees
Emeritus Professor of Political Economy

Research Interests
Microeconomics, Theory of Public Economic Policy

Professor David Newbery
Emeritus Professor and
Director of The Energy Policy Research Group (EPRG)

Research Interests
Electricity policy research, specifically market design and behaviour, transmission access pricing, renewables support mechanisms and climate change policy


Dr Jose Gabriel Palma
Emeritus Senior Lecturer

Research Interests
The economic development of Latin America and East Asia

Professor M. Hashem Pesaran
Emeritus Professor of Economics, and Fellow of Trinity College, University of Cambridge.
John Elliot Chair in Economics and Distinguished Professor of Economics, University of Southern California.
Director, USC Dornsife Institute for New Economic Thinking.
Director, USC Dornsife Center for Applied Financial Economics.


Research Interests
Econometric Analysis of Heterogeneous Panels. Panel/Global Vector Autoregressive Models(PVAR/GVAR). Long-run Structural Macroeconometrics.


Dr William Peterson
University Lecturer (Retired)

Research Interests
Applied econometrics; macroeconomic modelling; input output analysis; energy economics. New interests: the housing market; dynamic models of household income behaviour

Professor Bob Rowthorn
Emeritus Professor

Research Interests
Economic growth, employment and inequality; economics of the family


Professor Richard Smith
Professor of Econometric Theory and Economic Statistics

Research Interests
Econometric theory, estimation and inference, hypothesis testing, model selection.

Professor Geoff Whittington
Emeritus Professor

Research Interests
The theoretical underpinnings of accounting standards, including the current revision of the conceptual framework for financial reporting; measurement in accounting, particularly fair value and its relationship to other current value measures.


 
 

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