Drew is a Lecturer in Economics, specialising in the areas of Macroeconomics, Political Economy and Institutional Economics. He joined Sheffield Hallam University in 2014 and is currently the module leader of Introductory and Intermediate Macroeconomics. Drew teaches on all tiers of Macroeconomic study, lecturing on numerous Economics modules, whilst teaching on more heterodox economic focussed modules such as Global Governance and Multinational Enterprises & Foreign Direct Investment. Drew can also teach in the discipline of International Business.
Drew is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA). His main research areas are in comparative institutional economics, political economy and macroeconomics. He is proficient in the use and application of econometric techniques, specialising in panel data analysis, hierarchical discriminant analysis, factor analysis and structural equation modelling. Drew uses the latest statistical software, with particular emphasis on SPSS and STATA.
Drew has supervised and guided numerous MSc students throughout completion of their dissertations. He is a member of the International Business & Economics Research Group (IBERG), Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute (SPERI) and the Royal Economics Society. His PhD is in the field of Institutional Economics.