Dr Chris Jones

Senior Lecturer in Economics

Aston Business School

Chris's research interests are in various areas of international economics and business. His doctoral thesis looked at the political economy of trade policy in Africa. 
Since then, he has written papers on economic growth, trade and foreign direct investment in developing countries, and he is researching the use of foreign direct investment in conflict zones, tax havens and their use by tobacco firms.
Media experience
  • Chris has written articles for The Conversation website.
Areas of expertise
  • British economy
  • Corporate tax and fiscal policy
  • Multinational firms and tax avoidance
  • Multinational firms in hostile environments.
For more information or to book an interview, email pr@aston.ac.uk