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Yr Athro James Foreman-Peck

Yr Athro James Foreman-Peck

Head of the Economics Section

Ysgol Busnes Caerdydd

Email:
foreman-peckj@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone:
029 2087 6395
Location:
F41, Adeilad Aberconwy, Rhodfa Colum, Cathays, Caerdydd, CF10 3EU

Director of the Welsh Institute for Research in Economics and Development and former President of the European Historical Economics Society, James Foreman-Peck was awarded his PhD at the London School of Economics. He has been Economic Adviser at H M Treasury concerned with micro-economic policy issues, particularly public service delivery and procurement.

Previous posts include Professor of Economic History at the University of Hull, Visiting Associate Professor of Economics at the University of California, Davis, and Fellow of St Antony's College, University of Oxford. His books include A History of the World Economy: International Economic Relations since 1850, Public and Private Ownership of British Industry 1820-1990 (with R Millward) and most recently, European Industrial Policy: The Twentieth Century Experience (edited with G Federico).

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Teaching commitments

Applied Macroeconomics and Finance BS3570,British Economy BS2547,Business History BS3548,Economics of Public Policy BST166,Issues in Public Policy BST274

Primary research interests

  • Economic growth - especially the contribution of human capital and technology
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Fiscal devolution
  • Urban and regional economic policy

PhD supervision research interests

  • Human capital
  • Entrepreneurship
  • SMEs

James has led the following projects

Research to quantify the costs to the UK of language deficiencies as a barrier to UK engagement in exporting

30 June 2013 to 31 January 2014
Sponsored by Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

A cost benefit analysis of school consolidation

1 March 2011 to 29 April 2011
Sponsored by Cyngor Gwynedd Council

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