Joseph Bromfield

Economics, Finance & Entrepreneurship Department

Joseph Bromfield

I joined Aston Business School in a permanent capacity in September 2015, having worked temporarily as a lecturer at Aston in early 2015, and as a visiting lecturer at the University of Birmingham. 

Prior to that, I was a Graduate Teaching Assistant at Aston for three years whilst undertaking my PhD.

Position: Teaching Fellow in Economics
Phone: +44(0) 121 204 3162

Email: j.bromfield1@aston.ac.uk
Room: SW910

  • BSc Economics and Management, Aston Business School, 2010
  • MSc Economics, University of Bristol, 2011
  • PhD Economics, Aston Business School, 2015


  • 2015 – Date: Teaching Fellow in Economics, Aston Business School, Aston University.
  • 2015: Visiting Lecturer in Economics, Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham.


I am the lecturer and module leader for a number of undergraduate modules:

  • BS1164 Introduction to Macroeconomics
  • BS2240 Business Economics
  • BS2241 Principles of Macroeconomics
  • BS2242 Principles of Microeconomics


My PhD was on maverick firms and merger policy. My research is very diverse, ranging from competition policy to methods of time series econometrics.

  • Associate Fellowship to the Higher Education Authority