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Financial Economics BSc(Hons): Who teaches this course

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Professor Steve Keen

Steve is an expert on modelling economic instability, and was one of the few economists to warn of the 2008 financial crisis before it happened. His best known academic work is the book Debunking Economics, which explains why the foundations of mainstream economics is unsound. He has over 70 academic publications on topics ranging from complex systems modelling to Islamic Finance and the history of economic thought, and developed the free Open Source modelling program Minsky.


Professor Engelbert Stockhammer

Engelbert Stockhammer is professor of economics. His research areas include macroeconomics, applied econometrics, financial systems and heterodox economics. He has worked extensively on the determinants of European unemployment, the demand effects of changes in income distribution and the macroeconomics effects of financialisation.

He has published numerous articles in international peer-refereed journals including the Cambridge Journal of Economics, the Journal of Post Keynesian Economics, and the Review of Radical Political Economics. His books include The rise of unemployment in Europe (Edward Elgar, 2004). Macroeconomic policy on shaky foundations. Whither mainstream economics? (with E. Hein and T. Niechoj; Metropolis 2009).

Engelbert is also research associate at the Political Economy Research Institute at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst (PERI) and member of the coordination committee of the Research Network Macroeconomics and Macroeconomic Policy (FMM). He has worked with NGOs like ATTAC and has done research for the Austrian Chamber of Labour and the ILO.


Dr Jalal Siddiki

Dr Jalal Siddiki joined the teaching staff after completing his PhD at Kingston. His doctoral research topic was financial liberalisation and, with Paul Auerbach, he has written a survey of this topic in the Journal of Economic Surveys. Jalal teaches macroeconomics and econometrics.


Dr Chris Stewart

Dr Chris Stewart studied economics at Thames Polytechnic and Birkbeck College before completing his PhD at London Guildhall University. He has published over 30 papers in refereed academic journals on topics including international bank ratings, consumer behaviour, exchange rates and spurious correlation. He teaches microeconomics and econometrics.


Dr Willy Spanjers

Willy obtained his doctorate in mathematical economics from Tilburg University in the Netherlands and now lectures on economic analysis in various contexts. His main research focus is the economics of uncertainty, particularly of incalculable risk.

Willy has published in the Royal Economic Society's Economic Journal and in other academic journals.

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