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The University of Manchester, Hallsworth Research Fellow in Political Economy, Economics, School of Social Sciences, Faculty of Humanities.
|Other Affiliations || Chief Examiner for Corporate Finance, Institute of Financial Services, School of Finance, London • Senior
Fellow of the Rimini Center for Economic Analysis, Rimini • Visitor, Scottish Institute for Research in Economics, Behaviour, Incentives and Contracts
Programme, Edinburgh. |
|Career History ||Educated at Liverpool and Essex
Universities and graduated with a PhD in Economics from Liverpool University in 1983. Previously a member of Professor Frank Hahn's ESRC project on Risk,
Information and Quantity Signals in Economics at Cambridge University 1983-85 and part of the DFG Sonderforschungsbereich 178 on the Internationalization
of the World Economy at Konstanz and Kiel Universities, 1987-1990. Also Assistant Professor at the University of Western Ontario, Reading
University and Liverpool University and Professor of Economics at Keele University 1996-2008. |
Secretary, Conference of Heads of University Departments of Economics (CHUDE) • External Examiner at University of Birmingham and University of Essex.
My principal research interests (with corresponding JEL classification) are: Game Theory and Bargaining Theory (C7) • Market Structure
and Pricing (D4) • Information and Uncertainty (D8) • Intertemporal Choice and
Growth (D9) • Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment and Investment (E2) • Financial Markets (G1) •
Corporate Finance and Governance (G3) • Regulation and Industrial Policy (L5).
My main areas of current research are in limited commitment, principal-agent problems and contract theory, risk and uncertainty and network design.
teaching interests are in economic theory, industrial organisation,
game theory, asset pricing, derivatives and risk management.