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I was awarded a PhD in Economics from Royal Holloway, University of London, in 2012. Since June 2012 I have been employed at Coventry University. I received an MSc in Economics from the Poznan University of Economics, Poland. My research interests are broadly in economics of armed conflict, economics of terrorism and security, political economy, and more recently branching into regional and urban economics. 

Research Interests

Applied economics; Economics of terrorism; Foreign development aid; Economics of armed conflict; Economics of sanctions; Cybersecurity; Urban economics

Vision Statement

My research incorporates elements of economics and political science, for example, I have studied the sensitivity of public opinion to war-related costs and terrorism, perceptions of free trade, impacts of economic sanctions. My more recent projects also have branched out to urban economics, regional studies, sentiment analysis and citizen science.

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 SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

Doctorate, Essays on Economics of Terrorism and Armed Conflict, Royal Holloway, University of London

24 Sept 20071 Mar 2012

Award Date: 1 Mar 2012

Postgraduate Certificate, Teaching in Higher Education, Royal Holloway, University of London

Award Date: 1 Nov 2007

MSc, Economics, Poznan University of Economics


Award Date: 13 Apr 2007


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