I have recently joined Aston Business School, having previously taught at the University of Birmingham for a number of years (during and after my doctorate). I have had the opportunity to teach at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels and across a diverse range of modules within the Economics / Finance curriculum, i.e. International Investment, Foreign Exchange Markets, International Trade Policy, (Open Economy) Macroeconomics and Applied Econometrics.
The focus of my PhD study at the University of Birmingham was essentially Macroeconomic. Specifically, I employed modern Econometric techniques in order to investigate the feasibility of the Euro area with respect to the transmission of monetary policy. Meanwhile, I held a temporary research position, which allowed me to participate in a (EU-funded) group project whose objective was to examine the ‘security’ and ‘insecurity’ aspects of housing and their wider implications in the economy. The published output of this research has since had an impact on the policy-making decisions of certain European housing authorities.
Prior to this, I had completed an MSc (Money, Banking & Finance), which allowed me to gain in-depth knowledge in finance-related topics.