Job: Senior Lecturer in Economics
Faculty: Business and Law
School/department: Faculty of Business and Law
Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH
T: +44 (0)116 2577438
Social Media: https://uk.linkedin.com/in/helensolomondmu
Dr Helen Solomon is the Interim Head of the Economics Subject Group within Strategy and Management at the Faculty of Business and Law. She is also the Programme Leader for the Business Economics Suite. Currently her teaching focus relates to the Economics of Financial Markets, Financial Markets and the Central Bank and Economics of Emerging Markets.
She is mainly interested in development macroeconomics, economic growth and monetary policy in the banking sector. She has published articles in Applied Economics, China Economic Review and most recently in Research in International Business and Finance. She also has been invited to peer review articles in the Journal of Development Areas, Empirical Economics and African Development Review.
In July 2015, she successfully obtained funding from the British Academy’s Newton Mobility Grants Scheme in collaboration with the University of Cape Town. The objective of this new collaboration is to strengthen research capacity on Monetary Policy and the Banking Sector in South Africa.
Her current research focus are on the Bank Lending Channel in developing countries and social media in developing countries.
Centre for Enterprise and Innovation
Refereed papers and books since 2014
Papers under review
Social Media in a Developing World - with Tom Allen and Wangari Wangombe-Leonce
Applied economics, development economics, emerging market economics and monetary policy in the banking sector.
ECON 2551 –FINANCIAL MARKETS AND INSTITUTIONS
ECON 3507 – FINANCIAL MARKETS AND THE CENTRAL BANK
ECON 5002 – ECONOMICS OF EMERGING MARKETS
BSc, PgDip, MSc, PhD in Economics
Economics (Single and Joint honours)MSc Business Economics (joint degrees)
British Council – Feb 2017 to March 2017
Referee – Empirical Economics, Journal of Development Areas, Journal of Economic Studies, Area Development and Policy, African Development Review.
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