Dr Michael Henry

Dr Michael Henry

The Department of Economics
Senior Lecturer in Economics

Contact details

+44 (0) 121 415 8363
+44 (0) 121 414 7377
Department of Economics
University of Birmingham
JG Smith Building
B15 2TT



  • BSc. (Hons) Economics (UWI, Trinidad), 
  • MSc. Economics (UWI, Trinidad), 
  • PhD Economics (Nottingham)


Director of  MSc. International Economics and Development Economics and Economic Policy (including Admissions)


Empirical analyses of Productivity and Labour Market Effects of Trade and Investment Liberalisation in Developed and Developing Countries. These analyses have employed data at the country, industry, firm and plant levels.

Economic Growth and Development


Discussion papers

Driffield, N., Henry, M. and Taylor, K, Wage Inequality, Linkages and FDI, submitted.


“Do Natural Barriers Affect the Trade Openness-Growth Relationship? (with S. Girma, R. Kneller and C.R. Milner), [Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 74, #1, pp. 1-19, February, 2012] 

  “Trade, Technology Transfer and National Efficiency in Developing Countries” (with R. Kneller and C.R. Milner), [European Economic Review, Vol. 53, #2, 2009]

 “Multinational Companies, Backward, Linkages and Labour Demand Elasticities” (with H. Görg, E. Strobl and F. Walsh),[ Canadian Journal of Economics, Vol. 42, #1, February, 2009]

  “Grant Support and Exporting Activity” (with H. Görg and E. Strobl), [Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 90, #1, pp 168-174, February, 2008]

 “Formulating Trade Policy in a Small Hydrocarbon Dependent Economy: The Case of Trinidad and Tobago”, [World Economy: Global Trade Policy Issue, Vol. 30, Issue 8, August, 2007]