Professor Joseph Byrne has been a Professor of Economics in Heriot-Watt University since 2013. His research areas include International Finance, Financial Economics and Applied Econometrics. He has academic journal publications in Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, Journal of Development Economics, Journal of International Money and Finance, Journal of Banking and Finance and Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics. He has over twenty publications in peer reviewed academic journals. He has co-authored a book published by Cambridge University Press entitled Financial Structure. He is interested in supervising PhD students in Economics and Finance.
Currently, Professor Byrne is a Director of Postgraduate Teaching in Heriot-Watt. Previously he was Lecturer, Senior Lecturer and Reader in the University of Glasgow (2005-2013). In Glasgow’s Adam Smith Business School (ASBS) he was a member of the School Executive Board and ASBS Director of Postgraduate Research. From 2003 to 2005, he was an Economics Lecturer in the University of Strathclyde. He was employed as a Research Officer and Senior Research Officer in the National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR) in London and worked in NIESR between 2000 and 2003. He has a PhD from the University of Strathclyde, MSc in Economics from the Scottish Graduate Programme in Economics and BA (Hons) in Economics from Strathclyde.