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Dr Samuli Leppälä

Dr Samuli Leppälä

Senior Lecturer in Economics

Cardiff Business School

Email
leppalasm@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone
+44 (0)29 2087 6530
Campuses
B46, Aberconway Building, Colum Road, Cathays, Cardiff, CF10 3EU
Users
Available for postgraduate supervision

Samuli is a microeconomist interested in questions concerning knowledge and innovation.

He received his doctoral degree from University of Turku in December 2011 and joined Cardiff University in August 2012.

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Science in Economics and Business Administration, University of Turku, 2011
  • Master of Science in Economics and Business Administration, Turku School of Economics, 2004

2019

2018

2017

  • Desrochers, P., Leppala, S. and Szurmak, J. 2017. Urban diversity and innovation. In: Bathelt, H. et al. eds. The Elgar Companion to Innovation and Knowledge Creation. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, pp. 215-229.

2016

2015

2012

2011

2010

Teaching commitments

  • Industrial Economics (Final Year BSc)
  • Advanced Microeconomic Theory (First Year PhD)
  • Advanced Political Economy (Second Year PhD)
  • Applications of Microeconomic Theory (Second Year PhD)

PhD supervision research interests

Industrial Economics; Public Choice; Regional and Urban Economics

Research interests

  • Innovation and R&D, intellectual property rights
  • Rent-seeking contests, electoral competition
  • Localised knowledge spillovers, agglomeration economies
  • Industrial organisation
  • The economics of innovation
  • Political economy
  • Public choice

Current supervision

Xuechun Liu

Research student

Gabriel Wong

Gabriel Wong

Research student

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