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Meet our Economics teaching staff

At the School of Business and Economics, our Economics programmes are taught by internationally renowned academics. Here you can find out more about some of our leading faculty in this area.

Dr Huw Edwards

Senior Lecturer in Economics

Director of Postgraduate Programmes (Economics) 

Huw Edwards is an economic modeller and applied theorist specialising in international trade, globalisation, regional integration and trade costs. He has advised on important international trade agreements, and is currently co-organising a major academic conference on trade after Brexit.

Dr Huw Edwards

Dr Ahmad Hassan Ahmad

Lecturer in Macroeconomics

Dr Ahmad’s area of research expertise lies in international economics, monetary policies of developing countries, foreign exchange rate and macroeconomic dynamics. 

Dr Ahmad Hassan Ahmad

Dr Anna Rita Bennato

Lecturer of Economics

Dr Bennato's area of research expertise spans across different areas of applied microeconomics and industrial economics. Most recently she has been focused on firms’ anticompetitive behaviour in response to government interventions and firms’ innovation strategies, particularly in the pharmaceutical sector.  

Dr Anna Rita Bennato

Dr Ben Ferrett

Senior Lecturer in Economics

Dr Ferrett is an applied game theorist who builds economic models to analyse real-world issues. His current research interests cover international trade, industrial organisation and public economics, while most of his teaching focuses on the economics of globalisation. His research has received funding from the ESRC and British Academy.

Dr Ben Ferrett

Professor Monica Giulietti

Professor of Microeconomics

Deputy Head of Economics Discipline Group 

Professor Giulietti’s area of research expertise focusses on competition policy and regulation, energy markets and energy demand. She is an advisor to the Council of European Energy Regulators and has been a member of the panel of technical experts for the UK Department of Energy and Climate Change.  

Professor Monica Giulietti

Dr Karligash Glass

Senior Lecturer of Economics

Karligash is a Senior Lecturer in Economics and has recently been awarded a Teaching Innovation Award. Her research interests include; efficiency and productivity analysis, banking and transition and spatial econometrics.   

Dr Karligash Glass

Professor David Llewellyn

Professor of Money and Banking 

Professor Llewellyn has until recently been Chairman of the Board of the Banking Stakeholder Group at the European Banking Authority (EBA). He is an internationally recognised expert in financial regulation and is regularly interviewed by Sky TV and other media outlets.

Professor David Llewellyn

Professor Alistair Milne

Professor of Financial Economics

Professor Milne was previously reader in banking and finance at Cass Business School, City University of London and has also held positions at the Bank of England, the University of Surrey, London Business School, HM Treasury and the national statistics office of Malawi.

Professor Alistair Milne

Professor David Saal

Professor of Microeconomics

Head of Economics Discipline Group

Co-Director, Centre for Productivity and Performance 

Professor Saal is a Professor of Microeconomics and is an expert in the economic modelling of infrastructure industry costs and its application to infrastructure industry issues. He is Head of the Economics discipline group and Co-Director of the newly established Centre for Productivity and Performance at Loughborough University.

Professor David Saal

Dr Kavita Sirichand

Lecturer in Financial Economics

Dr Kavita Sirichand’s research focusses on applied financial economics and macroeconomics, particularly around interest rates, asset return predictability, forecasting and inflation.

Dr Kavita Sirichand

Professor Paul Turner

Professor of Applied Economics

Professor Turner is Professor of Applied Economics. His research interests are in macroeconomics, monetary economics and applied econometrics.

Professor Paul Turner