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Dr Karen Jackson

PositionSenior Lecturer in Economics (currently on secondment: China and East Asia Development Director, University of Bradford)
Academic SchoolSchool of Social and International Studies
Department or DivisionEconomics
Telephone+44(0)1274 233965
EmailK.Jackson2@bradford.ac.uk
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Research Interests (key words only)

International Trade, Microeconomics, Econometrics

Teaching and Supervisory Responsibilities

Students Supervised:

Completed in 2012

Wenyu Zang

Current (PhD)

Zhang He

Current (PhD)

Ali Vuai

Current (PhD)

Temitope Lawal

Current (PhD)

Alistair Alleyne

Current (PhD)

Essa Bah

Biography

Dr Karen Jackson is a microeconomist with a focus on international trade. She currently works as China and East Asia Development Director, as well as holding the post of Senior Lecturer in Economics at the University of Bradford. She has also worked for the University of Stirling, University of Sussex, University of Manchester and the Institute of Development Studies as well as the Commonwealth Secretariat and the Department for International Development. She has worked 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

Dates

Post title

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

2001-2005

Associate Staff, Department of Economics, University of Sussex

2001-2004

Associate Staff, Institute of Development Studies

2001 – 2013

Associate Staff, International Summer School, University of Sussex

2004-2005

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

2004

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

Networks/Roles

Date

Name of organisation

2001 -

University College Union

2007 -

Royal Economic Society

Publications

  • Jackson, K., C. Lei, J. Li and A. Vourdas (submitted), “The Contribution of the Wigner Function to Economics: An Application to International Trade”, Economics Letters.
  • 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. (2011), “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.