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Reader in Economics & Global Security, Birmingham City University

Former government official and trade commissioner, full-time academic since 2008. Expertise in international trade, space industry, data analysis and sustainable development.

Paladini obtained her PhD in International Relations and Security Studies from City University of Hong Kong, also spending seven years in East Asia as Trade Commissioner.

Among her recent activities is the EU-F7 IRSES - Chinese FDI in the EU "CHEUFDI" (2013-2016), a joint project in agent-based modelling for environmental security and innovation, and an ongoing research on the EU space industry. Her latest book is "The New Frontiers of Space. Economic Implications, Security Issues and Evolving Scenarios", London: Macmillan, was published in 2019.

Experience

  • –present
    Reader in Economics & Global Security, Birmingham City University

Education

  • 2007 
    City University of Hong Kong, PhD - Security Studies

Publications

  • 2019
    The New Frontiers of Space Economic Implications, Security Issues and Evolving Scenarios, Palgrave Macmillan
  • 2019
    Sustainable Economy and Emerging Markets (ed), Routledge
  • 2014
    Asian Worlds in Latin America , Routledge