Research Associates

Babak Jahanshahi

Babak Jahanshahi is a Research Fellow in Economics at Queen’s Management School, having previously worked at the University of Edinburgh and the University of Pavia. His research interests focus on labour economics and applied microeconometrics with application to health, education, and crime

Email: b.jahanshahi@qub.ac.uk

Matthias Blum

Matthias Blum is Honorary Senior Lecturer in Economics at Queen’s, and Policy Advisor at the German Medical Association, Berlin. His research interests are health and development economics, agricultural and resource economics, and economic history.

Email: matthias.blum@baek.de

Chris Colvin

Chris Colvin is a Senior Lecturer in Economics at Queen’s Management School and Co-Director of the Centre for Economic History (QUCEH) at Queen’s. Chris has conducted research into the long-run health consequences of the Great Irish Famine on survivors, and the demographic impact of the 1918-1919 influenza pandemic in Ireland.

Email: chris.colvin@qub.ac.uk

Alan de Bromhead

Alan de Bromhead is a Senior Lecturer in Economics at Queen’s Management School. He is an economic historian with research interests in Irish historical demography and historical public health, particularly the 1918 flu pandemic.

Email: a.debromhead@qub.ac.uk

Heather Dickey

Heather Dickey is a Senior Lecturer in Economics at Queen’s Management School, having previously worked at the University of Aberdeen. Her research interests lie at the intersection of labour and regional economics

Email: H.Dickey@qub.ac.uk

Arcangelo Dimico

Arcangelo Dimico is a Senior Lecturer in Economics at Queen’s Management School and Director of the CHaRMS. Arcangelo’s research interests focus on modern development economics, with broad applications to labor, political economy, education, gender, and family.

Email: a.dimico@qub.ac.uk

Trivikram Dokka

Vikram is a Senior Lecturer in Business Analytics at Queen’s Management School. Vikram research areas include: pricing in networks, resource planning, analytics for electric vehicle charging, games on networks, yield optimization

Email: T.Dokka@qub.ac.uk

Aldo Elizalde

Aldo Elizalde is a Lecturer in Economics at Queen’s Management School and Theme Leader in Population at the CHaRMS. Aldo is an applied economist with a particular focus on economic history and development.

Email: a.elizalde@qub.ac.uk

Alan Fernihough

Alan Fernihough is a Senior Lecturer in Economics at Queen’s Management School. His main research interest is in Irish historical demography and development. His work has been featured in journals such as Demography, Explorations in Economic History, Economics and Human Biology, and the Journal of Population Economics.

Email: a.fernihough@qub.ac.uk

Declan French

Declan French is a Professor of Finance and finance subject leader. His main research interests are health economics and household finance. Declan’s work has contributed to the UK Financial Capability Strategy, European Commission policy on the role of housing equity release, and policy on NI credit unions and, in addition, I have been involved in two Knowledge Transfer Partnerships.

Email: declan.french@qub.ac.uk

Faersheed Hesaraki

Faersheed Hesaraki is a Lecturer in Business Analytics at Queen’s Management School. He has worked in several industries, including medical devices and semiconductors. His research interests include healthcare operations management, e.g., planning and scheduling specialty care services.

Email: A.Hesaraki@qub.ac.uk

Hilary Downey

Hilary Downey is a Senior Lecturer in Management at Queen’s Management School. Her research addresses the concept of vulnerability (disability, chronic illness, ageing) health and wellbeing and consumer culture (experiential consumption) concerns.

Email: hilary.downey@qub.ac.uk

Grainne Kelly

Gráinne Kelly is a Lecturer in HRM at Queen’s Management School. She is a national and international scholar with an expertise in the systematic inquiry of social phenomena at the intersection of human resource management, international human resource management, gender and digital entrepreneurship.

Email: grainne.kelly@qub.ac.uk

Sinong Ma

Sinong is a Lecturer in Economics at Queen’s Management School. Before joining Queen’s University Belfast, he worked for the University of Warwick and PETRAS National Centre of Excellence for IoT Systems Cybersecurity. His recent research explores the moral motives in human behaviours, social choice theory, and the governance of personal data

Email: S.Ma@qub.ac.uk

Patrick McCole

Patrick McCole is a Professor in Marketing and Head of School at Queen’s Management School. Patrick’s main research interest is in the examination of the nature and role of consumer or end-user trust in various contexts

Email: p.mccole@qub.ac.uk

Duncan McVicar

Duncan McVicar is a Professor of Economics at Queen’s Management School. His current and recent research includes studies of the links between homelessness and drug use, peer effects in adolescent drug use, educational impacts of adolescent drug use, labour market and benefit-claiming impacts of disability onset, and disability benefit reforms

Email: D.McVicar@qub.ac.uk

Sara Melo

Sara Melo is a Senior Lecturer in Management at Queen’s Management School. Her main research interests are healthcare management, healthcare quality management, and healthcare systems. 

Email: s.melo@qub.ac.uk

Josue Ortega

Josue Ortega is a Lecturer in Economics at Queen’s Management School. He uses theoretical models, data analysis and experiments to analyze social integration dynamics and fair resource allocation.

Email: J.Ortega@qub.ac.uk

Neil Rowland

Neil Rowland is a Research Fellow at Queen’s Management School and the Regional Clean Air Champion for Northern Ireland. He is part of a team carrying out research into the health effects of ambient air pollution in Northern Ireland using linked administrative data. This research is being undertaken through the Administrative Data Research Centre Northern Ireland (ADRC-NI).

Email: n.rowland@qub.ac.uk

Heike Schroder

Heike Schröder is a Senior Lecturer in Human Resource Management at Queen’s Management School. Her research interests focus on demographic change, comparative HRM, and the firm-level management of an aging workforce in Europe and Asia.

Email: h.schroder@qub.ac.uk

Sonali Sen Gupta

Sonali Sen Gupta is a Lecturer in Economics at Queen’s Management School. Her research interests lie in the areas of applied game theory, applied microeconomic theory, environmental economics, public economics, and pricing theory.

Email: S.SenGupta@qub.ac.uk

Anthony Ziegelmeyer

Anthony Ziegelmeyer is a Senior Lecturer in Economics at Queen’s Management School. His research focuses primarily on incorporating empirically sound assumptions into applicable formal economic theory. His main topic of interest is social learning

Email: a.ziegelmeyer@qub.ac.uk