Dr Essa Bah PhD

Dr Essa Bah

Dubai Campus
Teaching Fellow in Social Sciences, Business and Law

Contact details

Address
University of Birmingham Dubai
Dubai International Academic City
PO Box 341799
Dubai, UAE

Essa Bah is an international trade economist with a focus on regional trade and integration, and economic development. Essa has a publication in the Journal of International Development and the Conversation, which is part of his developing research pipeline. 

He is very passionate about the process and success of regional integration schemes, and its economic and social implication.

Qualifications

  • PhD in Economics  2017
  • Teaching Fellow with the UK HEA   2015
  • MSc in Development Economics and Policy  2012
  • BSc (Hons) in Economics with Development  2010

Biography

Essa Bah is an international trade economist with a focus on regional trade and economic development. He has completed his PhD in Economics at the University of Bradford and is recognised as a Fellow of the Advance Higher Education. Essa worked as a Teaching Fellow at the University of Surrey and a Teaching Assistant at the University of Bradford and recently, at the University of Leeds. Essa has taught many modules, including microeconomics, international trade, economics for business, Mathematics for economics and development economics. Essa has a publication in the Journal of International Development and the Conversation, which is part of his developing research pipeline. 

Teaching

  • Business and the Market
  • Quantitative Methods for Business and Economics

Other activities

  • Teaching Assistant in Economics, University of Leeds 2017-2018
  •  Teaching Fellow in International Trade, University of Surrey 2015-2016
  •  Graduate Teaching Assistance in Economics, University of Bradford 2012-2015

Publications

Bah, E., Jackson, K. and Potts, D. J (2018) Regional Trade Institutions in West Africa: Historical Reflection, Journal of International Development, 80(8), 1253-1504. First published 13 JUN 2017.

Bah, E., Jackson, K. and Potts, D. J (2017) West Africa: empirehood and colonialism offer lessons in integration, The Conversation, 12 December 2017.

Publications in the pipeline

  • Bah, E. and Jackson, K. What makes a good partnership? Morocco’s membership of ECOWAS and its economic impact. Deepening versus widening integration.
  • Bah, E. towards a deeper understanding of regional trade institutions: The case of the ECOWAS region.