Dr Joseph Bromfield

Dr Joseph Bromfield

The Department of Economics
Teaching Fellow in Economics

Contact details

Department of Economics
JG Smith Building
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT


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


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. He is currently Head of First Year at Birmingham for 18/19.


As lecturer:

  • Principles of Economics
  • Principles of Economics (Dubai)

As seminar tutor:

  • Microeconomics (second year)
  • General Equilibrium and Welfare (final year)


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.