Economics, Finance, Analytics and International Business

This research group’s work includes:

  • Research examining traditional theory and applied economics, as well as the philosophy and methodology of economics
  • Examining the many ways economics and the economy impact contemporary society, from perspectives including financial economics, monetary policy, exchange rate effects, tourism, and regional policy
  • Advancing the public understanding of economics, the development of pedagogy and the economics curriculum


Neil Barnett, conducts ongoing funded research with colleagues from the Universities of De Montfort, Essex, Edinburgh, and West of England, for APSE (a leading local government think-tank with a membership of over 250 councils across the UK).

  • Barnett, N, Freeman, R and Griggs, S (2016) The Final Piece of the Jigsaw; elected members, everyday politics and local democracy (Manchester: APSE)
  • Doing Local Politics in Scotland: Councillors, Officers and Communities- research report for APSE- July 2017- with Professor Steven Griggs (De Montfort) and Professor Richard Freeman (Edinburgh)
  • Baines, M, Barnett, N , Griggs, S, Hall, S and Howarth, D (2018) The New Municipalism: Taking back entrepreneurship (Manchester: APSE)
  • Barnett, N, Giovannini, A and Griggs, S (2019) Ensuring the leadership of the new municipalism (Manchester: APSE)

Research outputs

  • Morgan, J. (2020) ‘Electric Vehicles: The future we made and the problem of unmaking it.’ Cambridge Journal of Economics, 44(4)
  • Nasir, M. A., Soliman, A. and Shahbaz, M. (2020) ‘Operational Aspect of the Policy Coordination for Financial Stability: Role of Jeffreys-Lindley’s Paradox in Operational Research.’ Annals of Operational Research
  • Nasir, M. A. and Leung, M. (2020) ‘US Trade Deficit, a Reality Check: New Evidence Incorporating Asymmetric and Nonlinear Effects of Exchange Rate Dynamics.’ World Economy
  • Morgan, J. (2019) ‘Will we work in twenty-first century capitalism? A critique of the fourth industrial revolution literature.’ Economy and Society, 48(3): 371-398
  • Barnett, N., Griggs, S., and Howarth, D. (2019) ‘Whatever happened to local councillors? Problematising the deficiency narrative in English local politics’ Political Studies, 67(3): 775-794
  • Caputo, A., Ayoko, O. B., Amoo, N., & Menke, C. (2019). The relationship between cultural values, cultural intelligence and negotiation styles. Journal of Business Research, 99: 23-36
  • Tsoularis, A. (2019) ‘A stochastic differential equation inventory model’ International Journal of Applied and Computational Mathematics, 5(8)
  • Raj, R., Beck, V. and Soliman, A. (2019) ‘Utilization of Value-based Management in the Strategic Management of German Automotive Industry.’ Global Business Review, 20(4): 871-886
  • Ibikunle, G., Hoepner, A., Gregoriou, A., and Rhodes, M. (2016) ‘Liquidity and Market Efficiency: European Evidence from the World’s Largest Carbon Market’ British Accounting Review 48(4): 431–447

  • Fullbrook, E. and Morgan, J. editors (2020) Modern Monetary Theory and its Critics Bristol: World Economics Association Books
  • Morgan, J.  and Patomäki, H. editors (2018) Brexit and the Political Economy of Fragmentation: Things fall apart London: Routledge