Dr Karen Jackson

PositionSenior Lecturer in Economics
LocationPemberton P1.33
Department or DivisionEconomics
Telephone+44(0)1274 233965
EmailK.Jackson2@bradford.ac.uk
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PhD Supervision

 

Status

Name

Completed in 2012

Wenyu Zang

Completed in 2014

Zhang He

Current (PhD)

Ali Haji Vuai

Current (PhD)

Temitope Lawal

Current (PhD)

Essa Bah

Teaching and Supervisory Responsibilities

Teaching experience (since 2005) 

Level

Module

Level 3

Preliminary Mathematics for Economists

Level 4

Mathematics for Economists

Level 4

Introduction to Microeconomics

Level 4

Principles of Economic Theory

Level 4

Global Economic Issues

Level 5

Further Mathematics for Economists

Level 5

Microeconomic Theory

Level 6

Trade, Regionalism and Globalisation

Level 6

International Trade

Level 6

Economics of Labour

Level 7

International Economics

Level 7

Microeconomic Theory and Policy

Biography

Dr Karen Jackson is a Senior Lecturer in Economics at the University of Bradford. Her research interests are in the areas of economic geography and international trade, with current focus on the European core-periphery networks. Furthermore, while working as the China and East Asia Development Director (University of Bradford) she lived in China where she established a foreign enterprise and led partnership developments across East Asia. She has public policy experience working for the Commonwealth Secretariat and the Department for International Development alongside an extensive teaching record as well as working on a range of funded projects.

Study History

 

Award

Subject

Date

Institution

Fellow

 

2007

Higher Education Academy

DPhil

Economics

2007

University of Sussex

MSc

Economics

2000

University of Nottingham

BA

Economics and Mathematics

1999

University of Kent

 

Professional History

Current post:

2011 to date


2013 to 2016
 

2010 to 2013

2010-2013

 

 



2005-2011

Senior Lecturer in Economics
University of Bradford

Development Director, China and East Asia
University of Bradford

Senior Lecturer in Economics
University of Bradford

Head of Economics
University of Bradford

Membership
Senate
Fees/Scholarship Group
Senior Lecturer Recruitment Selection Panel
Recruitment Group

Lecturer in Economics
University of Bradford

 

Employment history:

Dates

Post title

2008-2010

Co-President, UCU University of Bradford Local Association

2007-2009

External Supervisor and Visiting Lecturer, IDPM and Department of Economics, University of Manchester

2004

Economist, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) Unit at the Department for International Development.

2004-2005

Research Officer, DFID funded project "A Framework for Evaluating Regional Trade Agreements Involving Developing Countries", University of Sussex

2001-2005

Associate Staff, Department of Economics, University of Sussex

2001-2004

Associate Staff, Institute of Development Studies

 

Consultancy and advisory assignments:

Dates

Description

2016

External Expert, BA Economics Programme Approval, Teeside University

2014-15

External member of the Review of Economics Teaching, University of Reading

2013 -

External Examiner, Leeds Beckett University

2013-14

Project Lead, Economics Network Collaborative Research Project: Economics students' changing expectations

2011

Principle Investigator, Higher Education Academy (Economics Network):  Dealing with Students with Diverse Mathematics and Statistics Abilities

2004

Consultant to the Europe Middle East and Americas Policy Department of the Department for International Development: Achieving the Millennium Development Goals: The Middle-Income Countries A strategy for DFID: 2005–2008

2002

Consultant to the Economic Affairs Division of the Commonwealth Secretariat: An examination of the variety of government programmes and incentives available to small businesses and minority groups in the United Kingdom

 

 

Research Areas

Current research

Baimbridge, M., K. Jackson, U. R. Lee and I. Litsios, (received offer to publish), The Segmentation of Europe: Convergence or Divergence between Core and Periphery,Palgrave Macmillan.

Networks/Roles

Date

Name of organisation

2007 -

Royal Economic Society

2010 -

Economics Network (Key Contact)

2016-

European Economic Association

2016-

American Economic Association

 

Publications

Selected papers and book chapters

  • Jackson, K. and W. Zang (2015), “Evaluating methodological issues in the tourism literature: UK outgoing tourism and trade links”, Economic Issues, 20(1).
  • Jackson, K. (2013), “Great Achievements and Great Challenges: The EU Common Fisheries Policy” in Re-examining the EU policies in a global perspective edited by M. R. Szeles, Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Jackson, K. (2012), “Reconsidering the Silk Road: Tourism in the Context of Regionalism and Trade Patterns“ in Handbook on the Economics of Leisure edited by S. Cameron, Edward Elgar.
  • Evans, D., M. Gasiorek, P. Holmes, L. Iacovone, K. Jackson, S. Robinson, J. Rollo (2005). "A Framework for Evaluating Regional Trade Agreements Involving Developing Countries", Report for DfID.
  • Jackson, K., J. Lafortune, J.C.R. Rowley, S.R. Vemuri, and R. Scollay (2003), "Investment Incentives in Commonwealth Developed Countries and the WTO Investment Negotiations." Commonwealth Secretariat Economic Paper Series.

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