Professor David Maddison

Professor David Maddison

The Department of Economics
Professor of Economics
Head of Year 2

Contact details

Telephone
+44 (0) 121 414 6653
Fax
+44 (0) 121 414 7377
Email
d.j.maddison@bham.ac.uk
Address
Department of Economics
University of Birmingham
JG Smith Building
Birmingham
B15 2TT

Qualifications

PhD in Economics, University of Strathclyde

Teaching

Research Group Leader (Environment, Energy and Trade) / Director of MSc Environmental and Natural Resource Economics (incl. admissions), Marketing link

Postgraduate supervision

Any area of Environmental or Natural Resource Economics

Research

RESEARCH GROUPS:

  • Environment, Trade and Energy
  • David is part of the Birmingham Plastics Network, an interdisciplinary team of more than 40 academics working together to shape the fate and sustainable future of plastics. This unique team brings together chemists, environmental scientists, philosophers, linguists, economists, and experts in many other fields, to holistically address the global plastics problem.

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

Applied Econometrics, Environmental Economics, Development Economics, Agricultural and Transport Economics

CURRENT RESEARCH PROJECTS:

Improving Cost Benefit Analysis (Department of Environment Food and Rural Affairs)

GRANTS

MITADAPT – EU H2020 (decision imminent) 273,401 GBP

DEFRA 43,000 GBP

Publications

Recent publications

Beltran, A., Maddison, D. and Elliott, R. (2019). The Impact of Flooding on Property Prices in England: A Repeat Sales Approach. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 95: 62-86

Maddison, D. and Rehdanz, K. (2019). The Historical Rate of Total Factor Productivity Growth in Agriculture: 1690-1914. Oxford Economic Papers 71: 666-686.

Groom, B. and Maddison, D. (2019). New Estimates of the Elasticity of Marginal Utility for the UK. Forthcoming in Environmental and Resource Economics 72: 1155-1182.

Beltran, A., Maddison, D. and Elliott, R. (2018). Assessing the Economic Benefits of Flood Defences: A Repeat Sales Approach. Risk Analysis 38: 2340-2367.

Beltran, A., Maddison, D. and Elliott, R. (2018). Is Flood Risk Capitalised into Market Values? (2018). Ecological Economics 146: 668-685.

Expertise

Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Expert on environmental, agricultural and natural resource economics.