Joseph Bromfield

Joseph Bromfield

The Department of Economics
Assistant Professor in Economics
Director of Education
Birmingham Business School Senior Tutor

Contact details

Birmingham Business School
University House
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT

Joe Bromfield joined the Department of Economics at Birmingham in April 2018. Prior to this he was a Lecturer in Economics at Aston University, where he was also a Programme Director and the Director of Academic Regulations for the Business School. He is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. His eclectic research interests include competition policy (particularly merger policy), macroeconomics, and the history of economic thought.


  • PhD Economics, Aston University
  • MSc Economics, University of Bristol
  • BSc (Hons) Economics and Management, Aston University


Joe is currently the module leader for LH Industrial Organisation, LH History of Economic Thought and LC Professional and Academic Skills Development for Economists.


Bromfield, J., & Olczak, M. (2018). THE ROLE OF THE MAVERICK FIRM CONCEPT IN EUROPEAN COMMISSION MERGER DECISIONS. Journal of Competition Law & Economics14(2), 179-192.

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