Department of Economics

Our academic staff

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Discover the academic staff in the Department of Economics

Our academic staff hold various posts within the Department of Economics. They deliver excellence in the teaching of our modules and conduct research in a wide range of specialisms.

To visit an individual member of staff's academic profile and view their contact details, please click on the links below:

Academic members of staff

Lecturer, Department of Economics
Lecturer, Department of Economics
Professor, Department of Economics
Research interests: Microeconomic Theory; Game Theory; Industrial Organization; Decision Theory
Lecturer, Department of Economics
Lecturer, Department of Economics
Research Officer, Department of Economics
Professor, Department of Economics
Research interests: Labour Economics; Search and Matching Theory; Macroeconomics; Quantitative Economics
Professor, Department of Economics
Research interests: time series econometrics; continuous time models and issues of temporal aggregation; mixed frequency data; frequency domain methods of estimation and inference
Lecturer, Department of Economics
Research interests: Macroeconomics; Heterogeneous agent modelling; Optimal taxation; Macro-finance
Professor, Department of Economics
Research interests: Equilibrium trade with frictions, especially labour; Marriage markets
Professor, Department of Economics
Research interests: Labour economics; Economics of education; Family and health economics
Lecturer, Department of Economics
Research interests: Behavioural Economics; Experimental Economics
Lecturer, Department of Economics
Research interests: Labour Economics, Personnel Economics, Economics of Education
Lecturer, Department of Economics
Senior Lecturer, Department of Economics
Research interests: Life-cycle consumption, saving and labour supply; Earnings/Income dynamics; Inequality: Supply and demand of workplace skills; Inequality: Belief heterogeneity and information acquisition; Household formation over the lifecycle; Inequality: The role of housing
Lecturer, Department of Economics
Visiting Fellow, Department of Economics
Professor, Department of Economics
Research interests: Labour economics; Family economics
Lecturer, Department of Economics
Professor, Department of Economics
Lecturer, Department of Economics
Lecturer, Department of Economics
Research interests: Applied Microeconomics; Experimental Economics; Economics of Education
Professor, Department of Economics
Research interests: Economic theory; Finance and banking; Behavioural economics
Professor, Department of Economics
Head of Department - Professor (R), Department of Economics
Research interests: Economics of Networks; Monetary and Fiscal Policy; Economic Fluctuations; Economic Growth
Professor, Department of Economics
Lecturer, Department of Economics
Research interests: Labour Economics; Search and Matching
Senior Lecturer, Department of Economics
Research interests: Econometric Theory; Spatial Econometrics; Applied Econometrics; Statistical Theory
Professor, Department of Economics
Research interests: Immigration and immigration policy; Asylum seekers and asylum policy; Health and the heights of children and adults in Europe since 1870
Lecturer, Department of Economics
Lecturer, Department of Economics
Research interests: Behavioral Economics; Applied Microeconomics
Lecturer, Department of Economics
Senior Lecturer, Department of Economics
Lecturer, Department of Economics
Lecturer, Department of Economics
Lecturer, Department of Economics
Lecturer, Department of Economics
Professor, Department of Economics
Professor, Department of Economics
Research interests: Financial Networks, Contagion and Systemic Risk Modelling; Modelling Extreme Market Events using Generalized Extreme Value Distribution (Option Pricing, Extreme Value at Risk and Forecasting Volatility); Computational Simulators for Market and Policy Design with Special Interest in Controlling Negative Externalities (Levrage, Congestion, Carbon); Cashlessness from E- Payments and Control of Inflation; Strategic Innovation, Red Queen Arms Race and Markets as Complex Adaptive Systems; Godel Incompleteness and Cognitive Incompleteness; Narrow and General Intelligence: Embodied, Self-Referential Social Cognition and Novelty Production in Humans, AI and Robots
Lecturer, Department of Economics
Professor, Department of Economics
Research interests: (Evolutionary) Game Theory; Learning and Categorization; Models of (Bounded) Rationality; Social Networks; Behavioural and Experimental Economics; Family and health economics
Senior Lecturer, Department of Economics
Research interests: Macroeconomics; Macroeconomic Public Finance; Macroeconomic Political Economy; Economic Growth and Macroeconomic Development; International Macroeonomics
Lecturer, Department of Economics
Lecturer, Department of Economics
Lecturer, Department of Economics
Professor, Department of Economics
Research interests: Economics of new technologies, especially patents and licensing
Lecturer, Department of Economics
Lecturer, Department of Economics
Senior Lecturer, Department of Economics
Research interests: Labour Economics; Regional and Urban Economics; Political Economy; Productivity and Technology
Senior Lecturer, Department of Economics
Research interests: Behavioral Economics; Financial Economics; Experimental Economics
Senior Lecturer, Department of Economics
Professor, Department of Economics
Research interests: Search and matching in employment, housing and related markets; Labour economics; Human capital accumulation and the distribution of income; Macroeconomics and macroeconomic policy
Lecturer, Department of Economics
Research interests: Behavioral Economics; Development Economics; Experimental Economics
Reader, Department of Economics
Research interests: Applied Microeconomics; Applied Industrial Economics
Lecturer, Department of Economics
Lecturer, Department of Economics
Senior Lecturer, Department of Economics
Professor, Department of Economics
Lecturer, Department of Economics
Research interests: Contract theory and its applications; The organisation of financial markets; Money and banking
Lecturer, Department of Economics
Lecturer, Department of Economics
Professor, Department of Economics
Research interests: Behavioural Economics; Industrial Organisation; Evolutionary Game Theory
Lecturer, Department of Economics
Senior Lecturer, Department of Economics
Research Officer, Department of Economics
Lecturer, Department of Economics
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Department of Economics University of Essex
Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, CO4 3SQ
Telephone: 01206 872728