Joe was appointed as a full-time lecturer at Portsmouth Business School in January 2005 and works within the Economics and Finance subject group. He was awarded a PhD by the University of Portsmouth after submission of his thesis entitled ‘Studies in licit and illicit markets for digital entertainment goods’. Joe’s main interests relate to microeconomics and specifically the economics of digital markets.
His main teaching interests are in the area of microeconomic theory and its many applications, including crime and industrial organisation. Joe has lectures Intermediate Microeconomics and The Economics of Crime and Social Issues to specialist economics students. He has previously taught Industrial Organisation, Economics for Business and has coordinated the Independent Study Unit for final year economics students.
Joe currently holds the position of Research Lead for the Economics and Finance subject group and is a member of the Faculty Board. He has previously occupied the roles of Director of Undergraduate Programmes in Economics and Course Leader for the BA (Hons) Business and Management programme, as well as Chair of Economics and Finance Staff Meetings, Departmental Schools Liaison Officer and Admissions Tutor for the European Business Programme.