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Andrew Johnston

Dr Andrew Johnston



I am a Reader in the Economics of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Sheffield Business School, Sheffield Hallam University. I am also director of IBERG, the International Business and Economics Research Group within the School. My teaching covers the broad areas of Economics, International Business, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship. My research interests are: SME innovation, university-industry collaboration, local and regional economic development and international entrepreneurship. I have published my research in a wide range of leading journals including Regional Studies, Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy, and Society, and Entrepreneurship and Regional Development. I am a fellow of the Higher Education Academy, and memeber of the Regional Studies Association. I completed my doctorate at the University of Sheffield (ESRC Case Award; Department of Town and Regional Planning 2001-2004). Prior to joining SHU I was a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Sheffield (2006-2008) and University of Lincoln (2004-2006).

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