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Dr Daniel Arthur - Visiting Senior Fellow
Daniel’s interests are in policy modelling using system dynamics, econometrics and data analytics in: international trade, foreign policy, financial systemic risk, supply chain dynamics, mobile telecoms and environmental management.

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Nick Butler - Principal Lecturer
Nick's time is split between his work as the faculty's Director of Academic Experience and his teaching of quantitative methods in the department.
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Vince Daly - Professor Emeritus
Vince's main expertise and research focus is applied econometrics. After appointments in the Universities of Birmingham and Aston, he joined Kingston in 1974. He was Head of Economics from 1988 to 2009, then Director of Research and Research Students’ Tutor, retiring in 2016.
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Dr Andrea Ingianni - Senior Lecturer
Andrea’s focus is on quantitative methods in economics, particularly time-series econometrics with applications to economic growth, convergence and European integration. He lectures in macroeconomics, applied economics and econometrics.
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Dr Robert Jump - Lecturer
Rob's research focuses include economic theory, and applied macroeconomics. He gained his PhD from the University of Kent. A member of Re-teaching Economics, Rob is committed to pluralism in economics.
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Dr Ewa Karwowski - Lecturer
Ewa's research focuses on finance and development, financialisation, financial stability, Islamic Banking and Kaleckian economics. She has worked as an economic consultant to various international organisations including the ILO, UNDESA and the OECD.
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Daniil Kiose - Lecturer
Daniil's research focuses on energy and commodities markets, developing the ACEWEM computational laboratory to study power auctions, and economic growth, specifically relationships between macroeconomic variables. Daniil teaches Mathematics for Economics and Econometrics.

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Steve Keen - Professor
Steve is an expert on Minsky's "Financial Instability Hypothesis", and used this theory to warn of the 2007 economic crisis, which led to him winning the "Revere Award" from the Real World Economics Review.
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Dr Rex McKenzie
Rex McKenzie's main research interest is in the area of International Political Economy. He has a PhD from the New School for Social Research in New York and has held Lecturer, Assistant Professor and Senior Researcher posts in Jamaica, the USA and South Africa.

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Fidelma Murphy - Senior Lecturer
Fidelma’s research interests include the cross-border organisation of production, transnational corporations, value chain analysis, the control of work activities across multiple locations, globalisation, theory of the firm and the economics of industrial organisation.
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Dr Marianne Schulze-Ghattas - Lecturer
Marianne teaches corporate finance and leads the final year undergraduate theme ‘Financial Crises and Macroeconomic Instability’ across the various economics programmes.
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Dr Ali Shamsavari - Senior Lecturer
Ali's research interests include history of economic thought, international development (informal and micro finance in developing countries, technology transfer and role of government in growth), FDI and transnational corporations.
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Dr Jalal Siddiki - Senior Lecturer
Jalal's main areas of teaching are in econometrics and macroeconomics. His research areas include finance, trade, unofficial exchange rates, fiscal policy and growth.
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Dr Willem Spanjers - Principal Lecturer
Willem’s research interests are in applications of the economics of incalculable risk (ambiguity) and rethinking the social market economy. He holds a doctorate from Tilburg University, Netherlands. He published in the Royal Economic Society’s Economic Journal.
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Dr Chris Stewart - Senior Lecturer
His research is in applied econometrics and he has published articles in areas including banking, consumer behaviour, exchange rates, firm performance, identity, spurious correlation and wage inflation. His main areas of teaching are in econometrics and microeconomics.
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Dr Joachim Stibora - Senior Lecturer
Joachim's research is primarily in the areas of international trade and trade policy, foreign direct investment and growth. His main areas of teaching are in microeconomics, trade and micro-econometrics.
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Engelbert Stockhammer - Professor of Economics
Coordinator of the Political Economy Research Group (PERG), Englebert as worked on Post Keynesian Economics, financialisation, wage-led demand regimes and economic policy in Europe and is ranked among the top 5% of economists worldwide by REPEC.
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Rob Watkins - Senior Lecturer
Rob's current research interest is in the effective design of groupwork, including concepts of group agency, framing and attitudinal measurement. His main areas of teaching are Business Economics, the Business Environment and the Economics of Organisations and Strategy.
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Dr Julian Wells - Principal Lecturer
His research interests are in the new field of probabilistic political economy ("econophysics"), in particular in the statistical distribution of company profit rates, which is the topic of his doctoral research (The Open University, 2007).
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Dr Devrim Sakir Yilmaz - Senior Lecturer
Devrim's current research is on stock-flow consisitent dynamic models, and endogenous monetary policy. He teaches intermediate macroeconomics, money banking and financial markets, and contemporary issues in economics.
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