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Faculty of Economics

Dr Ken Coutts
Emeritus Researcher

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 Robert Evans
Professor of Economic Theory

Research Interests
Game theory, bargaining theory, industrial organisation and contract theory.

Professor Andrew Harvey
Professor of Econometrics

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

Professor Sean Holly
Professor of Economics,
Faculty of Economics
Life Fellow, Fitzwilliam College
Honorary Professor, Edinburgh Business School
Governor and Fellow, NIESR

Research Interests
Macroeconomic policy. Applied spatial econometrics

Professor Tony Lawson
Professor of Economics and Philosophy

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

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 and their integration within the World Economy. In particular, the study of these economies from the point of view of their economic history, macroeconomics, international trade and international finance.

Professor M. Hashem Pesaran
Emeritus Professor of Economics, and Fellow of Trinity College, University of Cambridge.
John Elliott Distinguished Chair in Economics and Director of Centre for Applied Financial Economics at University of Southern California.
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 J 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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