Accounting, Finance & Economics

Dr Neelu Setaram

Dr Neelu Seetaram

Principal Academic in Tourism

Areas of expertise

Neelu is an applied economist, with research interests in demand modelling, and economic impact analysis of the tourism and airline industries. Her research projects have included investigating the effect of Air Passenger Duty on UK outbound tourism, and analysing the demand for Australian tourism. Neelu is currently working on projects that examine the effect of… Read more »

Richard Teather

Richard Teather

Senior Lecturer in Taxation

Areas of expertise

Richard is a leading international specialist in tax law and policy. He also acts as a tax policy consultant, including advising the Jersey Parliament on their biggest tax reforms in a generation, and tax reform work in the UK, Tunisia, Lithuania and several Caribbean countries. His work on tax has been published across four continents and has… Read more »

Dermot McCarthy

Dr Dermot McCarthy

Principal Academic in Economics

Areas of expertise

Dermot’s research interests are cross-disciplinary, encapsulating areas of economics and employee relations. His research focuses on public-sector economics, theory of the firm and public-sector industrial relations. He has published a number of papers relating to the impact of privatisation and employee shareownership on employee attitudes and commitment in the workplace. Dermot has been interviewed several… Read more »

Tim Lloyd

Professor Tim Lloyd

Professor of Economics

Areas of expertise

Tim’s research and teaching interests are agricultural and food economics – particularly pricing and competition in the food industry. Much of his recent work has analysed food inflation, supermarket pricing and the role of supermarket promotions as part of a three-year European research project, the Transparency of Food Pricing (TRANSFOP), funded by the European Commission…. Read more »

Nigel Jump

Professor Nigel F Jump

Professor of Regional Economics

Areas of expertise

Nigel has extensive professional experience in a range of applied economics at local, regional, national and international levels. He is a respected analyst, adviser and commentator on the state of the southern English economy, engaging with macro-economic trends and structures and how they affect local business conditions. His research interests are around how aspects of… Read more »

Stella Fearnley

Professor Stella Fearnley

Professor in Accounting

Areas of expertise

Stella’s research investigates auditor/client relationships and the effectiveness of the UK’s regulatory framework around financial reporting and auditing. She has provided written evidence to three parliamentary committees about the financial crisis and gave oral evidence to the House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee and the Parliamentary Committee on Banking Standards. She is regularly quoted in… Read more »

Medhi Chowdhury

Dr Mehdi Chowdhury

Lecturer in Economics

Areas of expertise

Mehdi specialises in both theoretical and empirical methods in economics, with research interests in international migration and game theory. He primarily works within international migration literature, using applied game theory (simulation modelling), and his current areas of research include international migration, human capital and incentives.

Adam Blake

Professor Adam Blake

Professor of Economics

Areas of expertise

Adam’s research has used economic modelling techniques to analyse a variety of issues, often relating to tourism – including government reports on the economic impact of the London 2012 Olympics; productivity and tourism demand in the UK; climate change mitigation; and income taxes. Recently, Adam has also been involved in research relating to the effects of potential… Read more »

Professor John Fletcher

Pro Vice-Chancellor, Research and Innovation

Areas of expertise

John is a member of the University Executive Team and is responsible for the university’s research strategy and performance, as well as its regional economic engagement. He is also an internationally recognised economist, highly regarded for his pioneering work in economic impact modelling. He has undertaken research in areas as diverse as the economic impact of… Read more »