UCL Department of Economics


Professional career and qualifications

Professional career (in reverse chronological order)

  • Current since 2003: Lecturer, Department of Economics, University College London.
  • 1967-8: Teaching Assistant, Middle East Studies, Department of Oriental Studies, University of Cambridge. 1967: Temporary Lecturer, Middle East Centre for Arab Studies, Shemlan, Lebanon (temporarily located in Beaconsfield, England).
  • 1968-9: Area Personnel Officer, Qatar Petroleum Company, Umm Said, Qatar.
  • 1972-96: Senior Curator, Head of Arabic Section, British Library (Asia, Pacific and Africa Collections).
  • 2003-5: Teaching Fellow, Department of Economics, City University, London, and Department of Economics, School of Oriental and African Studies, London.
  • 2005-2014: Affiliate Lecturer, Department of Economics, Birkbeck College, University of London.
  • 2003-2021: Senior Lecturer, Department of Economics and Quantitative Methods, University of Westminster

Education/Qualifications (in reverse chronological order)

  • PhD in Economics. 2004/5. School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London.
  • MSc.Econ. 1992. Birkbeck College, University of London. 
  • Post-Graduate Certificate in Economics. 1990. Birkbeck College, University of London
  • Post-graduate studies in Sociology of Development. 1967-8. London School of Economics. 
  • BA/MA in Oriental Studies. (Double first class.) 1967/9. University of Cambridge.
  • A-Levels in Latin, Greek and Ancient History. Harrow School