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Telephone: 0121 204 5286

Email: [email protected]

Research Interests

My research interests are in the areas of Foreign Direct Investment, Trade and Economics Education.


I joined Aston Business School in September 2018 as a Teaching Fellow in Economics. After completing my degree in Economics at the Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU), I obtained my PhD in Economics from the University of Nottingham in June 2012. I am an applied economist with expertise in data analysis and working with large datasets. I undertake research in the areas of foreign direct investment (FDI), trade and economics education. Prior to Aston University, I held positions at Coventry University and Nottingham Trent University. I teach Microeconomics, Statistics and Econometrics to economists and non-specialists at the UG and PG level and have experience in course leadership. I promote the usage of technology for teaching and learning and I am an associate of the Economics Network.


  • Senior Fellow of Higher Education Academy (SFHEA)
  • PhD in Economics, University of Nottingham
  • Mag. rer. soc. oec. in Economics, Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU)


  • Senior Teaching Fellow in Economics, Aston University
  • Teaching Fellow in Economics, Aston University
  • Senior Lecturer in Economics, Nottingham Trent University
  • Lecturer in Economics, Coventry University

Membership of Professional Bodies

Associate of The Economics Network

Teaching Activity

  • BS3391 - Further Topics in Microeconomics
  • BSM956 - Measuring the Economy
  • BSM960 - Research Methods
  • BDM206 - Economics Research Project
  • BPG130B - The Professional Economist


Programme Director of MSc Business Economics and Finance

Programme Director of MSc Economics

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions


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