Researcher Profiles

Here you can read conversations with some of our academic staff. They explain what initially got them interested in Economics, their research and some advice to prospective as well as current students!

Dr Andre Stenzel

Dr Andre Stenzel

We take problems that are relevant in reality and break them down, we abstract from certain things but isolate the key trade-offs

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Dr. Aristotelis Boukouras

“Economics aims to decompose a big problem into a smaller, more manageable one"

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Professor Sanjit Dhami

Professor Sanjit Dhami

“We should judge theories by how well they perform empirically”

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Dr. Asako Ohinata

Dr. Asako Ohinata"Economics is highly logical, and has a mathematical foundation. Because of the mathematics, people can reach agreement on issues if they see clear evidence"

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Dr. Martin Foureaux Koppensteiner

"I am an applied micro-economist, working mainly on assessing public policies in low- and middle income countries"

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Professor Eyal Winter

Eyal Winter 2

"Using the extraordinary tool of Game Theory, economists are able to rigorously study issues relevant for Political Science, Psychology and Sociology, and to push the barriers between these disciplines"

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Chris Wallace

Prof. Chris Wallace

"Economics matters, people’s livelihoods are affected by the decisions that policy makers, companies, and individuals take"

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Professor S. Hall

Professor Stephen G. Hall“One of my main focusses has been the development of methodologies in econometrics. I was one of the founders of Cointegration, a technique widely used by econometricians everywhere”

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Dr. Arek Szydlowski

Dr Arek Szydlowski

“The study of economics allows you to gain valuable skills such as data analysis, which can be utilized for any form of data set. This can give you a competitive edge over others"

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Dr. Carlos Diaz Vela

Dr Carlos Diaz Vela

“Economics is a very interesting field of social sciences. One can solve or at least try to understand the problems that affect people in day-to-day life”

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Dr. Don Egginton

Dr. Don Egginton

“A historian can write well, a mathematician can calculate formulae well, but an economist can bridge this gap, being able to do both the maths as well as explain what they’ve done in a coherent manner”

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Mr Jim O'Hare

Mr Jim O'Hare (Cropped)

“As soon as I came here I liked the place, the people, and thought that the other lecturers had a similar mind-set to me”

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Dr. Martin Hoskins

Dr Martin Hoskins

"My studies gave me the insight that I needed to realize that I was best suited within an academic environment"

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Professor Panicos Demetriades

Panicos photo 2012

“I believe that Economics provides one with a certain way of thinking, as well as a set of analytical skills. Employers often value such skills as they are not limited in their applications in any way”

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Dr. Tania Oliveira

“Once you have the training of an economist, you can see the world from a different angle”

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Dr. Jesse Matheson

Dr. Jesse Matheson“As I learned more about economics I discovered you can really study anything with it”

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Professor Ali al-Nowaihi

Professor Ali al-Nowaihi

“One of the attractions of economics is that it enables me to do work that is of real benefit to people”

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Professor Clive Fraser
Professor Clive Fraser

“Economics acted as somewhat of a bridge, allowing me the scope to use the analytical skills that I had to address issues that were politically important”

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