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Dr Erez Yerushalmi

Dr Erez Yerushalmi is a Reader in Economics at BCU, and Director of the Centre for Applied Finance and Economics (CAFÉ). He has over 20 years of professional experience in economic research and consulting, and over 7 years of project management. He has been the recipient of many research funded projects from bodies such GIZ, CCA, the Wellcome Trust, MRC, KEEN, UNESCO, Israel NIHPR, and others. He has extensive experience in quantitative economic modelling, econometric forecasting, and is a specialist in applied computable general equilibrium (CGE) models. Erez has a PhD in Economics from the University of Warwick, UK.

Centre staff

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  • Dr Wahabalbari Ahmed

    Lecturer in Business and Economics

    Dr Wahabalbari is a  multidisciplinary lecturer  with a keen interest in behavioural economics, Islamic Social Finance and Creative Problem Solving.

  • Dr Muhammad Akbar

    Senior Lecturer in Finance

    Dr Muhammad Akbar is a Senior Lecturer in Finance. He has over 15 years of academic experience covering the development and delivery of both undergraduate and postgraduate courses and modules.

  • Dr Kuda Bondamakara

    Senior Lecturer in Finance

    Dr Kuda Bondamakara joined the Birmingham City Business School in 2010 after having completed a PhD in Accountancy and Business Finance. His research interests surround corporate governance in financial institutions.

  • Professor Hong Bui

    Professor in Business Education

    Professor Hong T. M. Bui has a broad social science background, including economics, education, communication, management, and various methodologies in both qualitative and quantitative.

  • Dr Mohamed Hawela

    Senior Lecturer (Course Leader)

    Dr Mohamed Hawela is a well-rounded academic, who is passionate about providing a conducive learning environment for students.

  • Professor David Higgins

    Professor of Real Estate

    Dr David Higgins is the Professor of Real Estate, Birmingham City University and past Visiting Professor, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics and Xiamen University, China. David has worked in both industry and academia in New Zealand, Australia, Singapore and China. He is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered...

  • Professor Javed Hussain

    Professor of Entrepreneurial Finance

    Professor Javed Hussain is Professor of Entrepreneurial Finance at Birmingham City University, where he currently leads the Accounting and Finance Group. Professor Hussain supervises a number of PhDs in the areas of corporate, micro and small business finance.

  • Dr Xiehua Ji

    Lecturer in Financial Services

    Xiehua Ji joined Birmingham City Business School in April 2017 as a Lecturer in Financial Services after completing his PhD and MSc at Durham University. Prior to his teaching experience and consultation experience at Durham University, he had industry experience in a commercial bank.

  • Dr Scott Lichtenstein

    Associate Professor

    Scott's lecturing, research and publishing are in the areas of strategy and strategic leadership. His specialism is in the area of leaders’ and executives’ personal values and how they impact strategic choice and leadership.

  • Beverley Nielsen

    Associate Professor and Senior Fellow

    Beverley has worked for Birmingham City University for over a decade in a variety of exciting roles. Positions have included Visiting Tutor, MA Design Management and Business Development Manager for Birmingham Institute of Art and Design, as well as Director of Employer Engagement and Director of Corporate Affairs for the...

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