Department of Economics Staff

Professor Roger Backhouse

Professor Roger Backhouse

Professor of the History and Philosophy of Economics

The Department of Economics

Roger Backhouse's recent research has been on the history of economics, including a book on John Maynard Keynes, and the the history of the social sciences since 1945. His book, co-authored with Mauro Boianovsky, Transforming Modern Macroeconomics; Exploring Disequilibrium Microfoundations, 1956-2003 has been awarded the Blangui Prize by the European Society of the History of Economic Thought. ...

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+44 (0)121 414 6655
Email
r.e.backhouse@bham.ac.uk

Dr Siddhartha Bandyopadhyay

Dr Siddhartha Bandyopadhyay

Senior Lecturer in Economics

The Department of Economics

Siddhartha is an internationally recognised economist in the field of political economy and public policy. He is the recipient of the Duncan Black prize awarded by the Public Choice Society for his work on the electoral incentives of prosecutors with Bryan McCannon. His work on political coalitions has been published in internationally leading journals and has been widely cited by leading ...

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+44 (0)121 414 6658
Email
s.bandyopadhyay@bham.ac.uk

Professor Anindya Banerjee

Professor of Econometrics

The Department of Economics

Professor Anindya Banerjee joined the Department of Economics in January 2008 as Professor in Economics. Before coming to Birmingham he was Professor at the European University Institute in Florence and Fellow of Wadham College, Oxford. Professor Banerjee received his Ph.D. from the University of Oxford.  His interests lie in time series econometrics, including factor models, and the ...

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+44 (0)121 414 6646
Email
a.banerjee@bham.ac.uk

Dr Marco Barassi

Lecturer in Econometrics
Programme Director

The Department of Economics

Dr Marco Barassi joined the Department of Economics in September 2001 as a Lecturer in Econometrics.  He received his Ph.D. from the Imperial College in London. Marco's interests lie in the area of time series econometrics with particular reference to structural changes.

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+44 (0)121 414 6648
Email
m.r.barassi@bham.ac.uk

Professor Matthew Cole

Professor Matthew Cole

Professor of Environmental Economics
Head of Department

The Department of Economics

Professor Matthew Cole is Head of the Department of Economics. Research Interests include Environmental Economics; Development Economics; International Economics (and the intersection of the three).

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 6639
Email
m.a.cole@bham.ac.uk

Dr Amalia Di Girolamo

Dr Amalia Di Girolamo

Lecturer in Experimental Economics

The Department of Economics

Amalia Di Girolamo is an experimental and behavioural economist. Her research is primarily focused on the analysis of decision-making under risk. Part of her research has analysed the importance of financial literacy on the individual choices by means of field and lab experiments. Another significant strand of Amalia’s research looks at the role of gender differences in risk and competitive ...

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+44(0) 121 415 8215
Email
a.digirolamo@bham.ac.uk

Dr Michalis Drouvelis

Dr Michalis Drouvelis

Reader in Behavioural Economics

The Department of Economics

Dr Drouvelis is a Reader in Behavioural Economics at the University of Birmingham, Department of Economics. He joined the Department of Economics in 2010 as a Lecturer and became a Senior Lecturer in 2012 and a Reader in 2013. Before coming to Birmingham, he was part of the experimental centres at the University of York, EXEC (where he worked from 2008-2010) and the University of Nottingham, ...

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+44 (0) 121 414 6040
Email
m.drouvelis@bham.ac.uk

Professor Jayasri Dutta

Professor Jayasri Dutta

Professor of Economics

The Department of Economics

I have worked and published papers in many sub fields of Economics. I began with Econometric Theory, then Applied Econometrics, and then Economic Theory! Nowadays I use these techniques to study the making of and impact of Economic policy in particular Political Economy and Economic Policy. Recently I have even published two papers in Economic History.

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+44 (0) 121 414 6656
Email
j.dutta@bham.ac.uk

Professor Robert Elliott

Professor Robert Elliott

Professor
Director of Education
Director of Admissions and Recruitment

The Department of Economics

Professor Robert Elliott is an applied economist who works at the intersection of international economics, development economics, environmental and energy economics and international business. He has a particular interest in the Chinese economy, firm behaviour, natural disasters and the impact of globalisation on the environment.

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Telephone
+44 (0) 121 414 7700
Email
r.j.elliott@bham.ac.uk

Dr Marco Ercolani

Senior Lecturer in Econometrics

The Department of Economics

Personal Homepage

I am an applied econometrician. I work on a range of socio-economic problems with particular focus on using large datasets to look into issues on health, ageing, and education. In addition to using standard econometric procedures, I program statistical packages to carry out non-standard regressions and tests. I enjoy working with colleagues on challenging topics of social and ...

Telephone
+44 (0) 121 414 7701
Email
m.g.ercolani@bham.ac.uk

Professor John Fender

Professor John Fender

Professor of Macroeconomics
Leader of the Macroeconomics and Finance Research Group
Deputy Head of Department

The Department of Economics

John Fender has been at the University of Birmingham since 1992 and Professor of Macroeconomics since 1998. He is leader of the Macroeconomics and Finance Research Group and Deputy Head of Department. His main current research interest is in analysing the effects of fiscal consolidation programmes. He published a book on Monetary Policy in 2012.

John Fender CV

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+44 (0)121 41 46644
Email
j.fender@bham.ac.uk

Dr Panagiotis Fouskas

Dr Panagiotis Fouskas

Teaching Fellow in Economics

The Department of Economics

Panos joined the Department of Economics, at Birmingham University, in 2014. He holds a BSc degree in Economics with specialization in General Economic Theory and Policy from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH), Greece, a MSc degree in Financial and Business Economics from University of Essex, Department of Economics, UK and a PhD in Economics from Swansea University, UK. Panos has ...

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+44(0) 121 415 8642
Email
fouskasp@bham.ac.uk

Professor Aditya Goenka

Professor Aditya Goenka

Chair in Economics

The Department of Economics

Aditya is an economic theorist whose research interests cover sunspot equilibrium and endogenous fluctuations, economic epidemiology models, growth theory, general equilibrium theory, environmental economics, financial crises and financial market imperfections.

Email
a.goenka@bham.ac.uk

Dr Christoph Görtz

Dr Christoph Görtz

Lecturer in Macroeconomics

Research Interests:

Macroeconomics with particular interest in business cycles; news, expectations and learning; financial intermediation and financial frictions; DSGE modelling; and inventory and investment dynamics.

For more information please visit my personal website

Email
c.g.gortz@bham.ac.uk

Professor Alessandra Guariglia

Professor Alessandra Guariglia

Professor of Financial Economics

The Department of Economics

Alessandra Guariglia received her PhD from Boston University. She is currently a Professor of Financial Economics at the University of Birmingham. Prior to that, she has worked at the Universities of Essex, Kent, Nottingham, and Durham. She is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Banking and Finance and the European Journal of Finance. In 2011 and 2012, she has also served as a guest co-editor ...

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+44 (0)121 4148312
Email
a.guariglia@bham.ac.uk

Dr. Maria Jesus Herrerias

Dr. Maria Jesus Herrerias

Lecturer in Energy Economics

The Department of Economics

Maria Jesus Herrerias is Lecturer in Energy Economics at the Department of Economics at the University of Birmingham. She is an expert on Chinese studies based on economic growth, international trade and regional development.

Recently, she has started to work on energy and environmental issues in the case of developed and developing countries with emphasis on China. Her main works have been ...

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0121 414 50 25
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m.j.herrerias@bham.ac.uk

Jan Jozwik

Jan Jozwik

Teaching Fellow in Economics

The Department of Economics

Jan Jozwik is a Teaching Fellow lecturing Game Theory both at undergraduate and graduate level. He is also in the last stage of D.Phil. Economics studies at the University of Oxford.

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+44 (0)121 414 9212
Email
j.jozwik@bham.ac.uk

Dr Yiannis Karavias

Dr Yiannis Karavias

Lecturer in Financial Economics

The Department of Economics

Dr Ioannis Karavias joined the Department of Economics in September 2015 as a Lecturer in Financial Economics. Prior to comiing to Birmingham he held a post-doctoral research fellowship at the School of Economics in the University of Nottingham. He received his Ph.D. from the Athens University of Economics and Business. Ioannis' interests lie in the area of panel data ...

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+44 (0)121 415 8214
Email
i.karavias@bham.ac.uk

Dr Pei Kuang

Dr Pei Kuang

Lecturer in Macroeconomics

The Department of Economics

Dr Pei Kuang is Lecturer in Macroeconomics. He received his Ph.D. from the Goethe University Frankfurt (Germany) and joined the Department of Economics in August 2012. His research focuses on empirical and theoretical analysis of imperfect knowledge in Macro and Finance with an emphasis on macroeconomic policy making and issues related to expectation formation and learning. He has ...

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(+44) (0)121 4145620
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p.kuang@bham.ac.uk

Dr Domenico Moro

Dr Domenico Moro

Lecturer in Economics

The Department of Economics

Domenico Moro is a Lecturer in Economics in the Department of Economics at Birmingham Business School. Prior to joining the department, Domenico worked as a researcher at the Third Sector Research Centre at the University of Birmingham, where he was involved on quantitative analysis, cutting across several research programmes. His focus is on the economic impact of third sector ...

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+44 (0)121 415 8746
Email
d.moro@bham.ac.uk

Dr Hector Solaz

Dr Hector Solaz

Lecturer in Experimental Economics

The Department of Economics

Hector’s main research interests lie within behavioural economics. He mainly uses lab experimental methods to study the economic implications and foundations of behavioural phenomena. In particular, he focuses on the determinants of cooperation in collective actions, the emergence and enforcement of social norms, and recently the role of behavioural biases on voting. Hector received his PhD ...

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+44 (0)121 4145018
Email
h.solaz@bham.ac.uk

Professor Eric Strobl

Professor Eric Strobl

Eric is a part-time research Professor in the department of economics and is currently based at Ecole Polytechnique in Paris.  His main research is in the area of applied development economics but he has also published in the areas of international, envrionmental and labour economics.  He is currently working on the economics of natural disasters linking economics with techniques from ...

Professor Tony Yates

Professor Tony Yates

Professor of Economics

The Department of Economics

Tony Yates is Professor of Economics at the University of Birmingham.  He was Reader in Economcis at Bristol for 2 years and before that worked at the Bank of England for 20 years in the directorate devoted to monetary policy. Tony had a variety of roles, including managing the forecast, and, latterly, a team doing research into applied macro, and delivering advice on monetary strategy and ...

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0121 414 6537
Email
t.yates@bham.ac.uk

Liyun Zhang

Liyun Zhang

Research Fellow in Economics

The Department of Economics

Liyun is a Research Fellow in Economics. She is currently working with members of EEEM Research Cluster on various topics on environmental and energy economics, whilst waiting for the defence of her PhD. In her doctoral thesis, she studies firms’ internationalization strategies linking firm heterogeneity, quality upgrading and trade liberalization.

Telephone
0121 414 5020
Email
l.zhang.4@bham.ac.uk

Dr Ying Zhou

Dr Ying Zhou

Lecturer in Economics

The Department of Economics

Dr Ying Zhou is an applied economist who researches into topics in international economics, development economics and environmental economics. She has a particular interests in issues related to developing economies and performance of individual firms.

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 7290
Email
zhouyy@bham.ac.uk

 

Visiting staff

Colin Ellis
Visiting Research Fellow

Professor Ravi Kanbur
Visiting Research Professor

Professor Eric Strobl
Visiting Research Professor

Puyang Sun
Visiting Lecturer (Masters Supervision)