Dr Peter Howard-Jones
- 01202 965455
- phowardjones at bournemouth dot ac dot uk
- Senior Lecturer in Economics
- EBC / PGR Hot Desk EB401
- Monetary Policy
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A senior lecturer and post-doctoral research assistant at Bournemouth University, having gained a Ph.D. in August 2019 with a thesis entitled “The Influence of the Washington Consensus Programme on the Transitional Economies of Eastern Europe – a firm level micro economic analysis”. Recipient of the 2021 European Association of Economic Studies prize for the best PhD thesis. Teaching experience across a range of subjects with positive student feedback referencing an ability to provide a personal historical perspective to theory and contemporary events. A Retired multinational Chairman, CEO and management consultant, skilled in Negotiation, Business Strategy and Planning, Business transformation, Management, and Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A). Extensive International experience, particularly in Europe and South East Asia, in the profitable development of both food and non-food multinational fast-moving consumer goods and OEM engineering companies. Peter’s research interests and thought leadership includes: The impact of the Washington Consensus Programme on the economic and institutional development of the former Soviet Union with particular emphasis on the mew European Union member states of Eastern Europe... His recent research studies explore the performance effects of firms in relation to productivity, profitability and finance availability. Peter has made a particular impact with a Ph.D. thesis entitled “The Influence of the Washington Consensus Programme on the Transitional Economies of Eastern Europe – a firm level micro economic analysis” which received the 2021 European Association of Comparative Economic studies prize for the Ph.D. which, in the unanimous opinion of the award jury, has the greatest potential to impact the field of comparative economic studies in the future.more
Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals
In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person's work contributes towards the following SDGs:
Industry, innovation and infrastructure
"Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation"
Responsible consumption and production
"Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns"
Peace, justice and strong institutions
"Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels"
- Holscher, J. and Howard-Jones, P., 2020. The Influence of the Washington Consensus Programme on the Transitional Economies of Eastern Europe – a firm level analysis. Economic Annals, LZXV, 9-44.
- Howard-Jones, R. and Hӧlscher, J., 2019. Hӧlscher, J. and Howard-Jones, P., 2019. Does accession to the EU affect firms' productivity? IZA World of Labor, (458). IZA World of Labor, 458.
- Howard-Jones, P., Hölscher, J. and Radicic, D., 2017. Firm productivity in the Western Balkans: The impact of European union membership and access to finance. Economic Annals, 62 (215), 7-51.
- Howard-Jones, R.P. and Hassani, H., 2015. The United Kingdom productivity paradox: Myth or reality. Journal of Economic Asymmetries, 12 (1), 52-60.
- Howard-Jones, R. and Holscher, J., 2021. Brexit: The Lure of the Neoliberal Thought Collective. In: Andreff, W., ed. Comparative Economic Studies in Europe. Studies in Economic Transition. Palgrave Macmillan.
- Howard-Jones, R., 2019. The Influence of the Washington Consensus Programme on the Transitional Economies of Eastern Europe – a firm level micro economic analysis. PhD Thesis. Bournemouth University and AFE department.
- Ph.D in Economics (Bournemouth University, 2019)
- BA in Economics (Bournemouth University, 2014)
- Institute of Directors, Fellow (1974-),