Sheikh Selim

Sheikh Selim

Colleges, School and Institutes

Research interests

Macroeconomics, Economic Growth, Fiscal Policy.

Biography

Sheikh Selim completed PhD in Economics from University of Southampton in 2005. He joined University of Birmingham as a Senior Lecturer of Economics in 2018, having previously been a Senior Lecturer of Economics at Westminster Business School (2012-2018), and a lecturer of Economics at Cardiff Business School (2005-2012).

Sheikh's main research areas are Macroeconomics, Economic Growth & Development and Public Finance. He has published papers on Optimal Tax Theory, Sectoral Productivity and Agricultural Productivity & Growth in renowned journals such as Economic Modelling, Agricultural Economics, Journal of Business and Policy Research, Applied Economics, Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis in Social Sciences and Economics Bulletin. His current research include the growth and welfare effects of optimal tax policy and banking development & productivity.

 

Sheikh served as a consultant in the International Centre for Parliamentary Studies (2014-2015), and wrote invited articles for the Conversation. He has served as a referee for Journal of Behavioural Finance, Journal of Public Economic Theory, Journal of Macroeconomics, European Economic Review, International Economic Review, Singapore Economic Review, ESRC, Qatar Foundation, University of Wales Press, Cambridge University Press, among others.

Education/Academic qualification

  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Southampton

    Economics

    1 Sep 2002 - 14 Oct 2005
  • Master of Science, The Australian National University

    Economics

    1 Jun 1999 - 2 Jul 2001
  • Master of Social Science, University of Dhaka

    Economics

    2 Sep 1996 - 31 May 1998
  • Bachelor of Arts, Aligarh Muslim University

    Economics

    2 Sep 1993 - 15 Aug 1996

Professional Qualifications

  • Post Graduate Certificate in University Teaching & Learning, PCUTL

    2005 - 2006

Willingness to take PhD students

Yes

PhD projects

Macroeconomics, Economic Growth, Fiscal Policy.