Dr. Ali Raza

Dr. Ali Raza


  • Assistant Head of 1st Year

Research interests

Current Research Students:

  • Nouf al-Muqbel (2023-Present); jointly with Dr Mohammed Ali Nasir (ECON)
  • Khawlah al-Junidel (2022-Present); jointly with Dr Kausik Chaudhuri (ECON) and Dr Mohammed Ali Nasir (ECON)
  • Olufemi Aluko (2021-Present); jointly with Prof Surendar Munjal (IB)


  • Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (AFHEA)
  • Ph.D. Economics, University of Manchester, 2018
  • M.Res. Economics, University of Manchester, 2015
  • M.Sc. Economics, University of Manchester, 2011
  • B.Sc. Economics, University of Essex, 2010

Professional memberships

  • HEA

Student education

Current Teaching:

  • LUBS1075: Academic, Professional and Research Skills for Studies in Economics
  • LUBS1285: Mathematics and Statistics for Economics and Business 1B
  • LUBS2610: Intermediate Macroeconomics
  • LUBS3303: Economics Dissertation
  • LUBS3505: Advanced Macroeconomics
  • LUBS5138M: Economics Dissertation

Past Teaching:

  • LUBS0010: Foundations of Economics
  • LUBS1940: Economics for Management
  • LUBS1952: Economic Theory and Applications for Finance
  • LUBS3302: Economics Joint-Honours Final Year Project

Research groups and institutes

  • Applied Institute for Research in Economics

Current postgraduate researchers