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

Start date

Post title

2011 to date

 

Senior Lecturer in Economics

University of Bradford

 

Employment history 

Dates

Post title

2013-2016

 

China and East Asia Development Director

University of Bradford

2010-2013

 

Head of Economics

University of Bradford

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

2005-2011

Lecturer in Economics

University of Bradford

2004

Economist

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) Unit

UK 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-to date

External Examiner

Nottingham Trent University

2016

External Expert

BA Economics programme approval

Teesside University

2014-15

External Expert

Review of Economics Teaching

University of Reading

2013-16

External Examiner

Leeds Beckett University

2013-14

Project Lead

Economics Network

Economics students' changing expectations

2011

Principle Investigator

Higher Education Academy (Economics Network)

Dealing with Students with Diverse Mathematics and Statistics Abilities

2004

Consultant

Europe Middle East and Americas Policy Department

UK Department for International Development

Achieving the Millennium Development Goals: The Middle-Income Countries A strategy for DFID: 2005–2008

2002

Consultant

Economic Affairs Division

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, 28(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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