Richard Watson

Richard Watson

Profile

Masters dissertation title: The human development / governance nexus in Latin America; a panel data analysis

Undergraduate dissertation title: Austerity, Brexit, and the ‘left behind’ in Yorkshire and The Humber

Awards: Manchester Metropolitan University 

  • Academic excellence award (2016)
  • Dean’s Prize (2018)  

Extra curricular roles:

  • Manchester Metropolitan University – Student Representative (2016 – 2018)
  • Leeds University – Economics division post-graduate student representative (2018/19)  

 

Research interests

Macroeconomics; Fiscal policy; Monetary economics; Endogenous money; Political economy; Regional economic development; Human development theory; Steady-state economics

Qualifications

  • MSc Economics - Leeds University Business School (2018 - 2019)
  • BA Hons Economics - Manchester Metropolitan University (2015 - 2018)