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Drew Woodhouse

Dr Drew Woodhouse

Senior Lecturer in Economics


Summary

Dr. Drew Woodhouse is a Senior Lecturer in Economics, specialising in the areas of Macroeconomics, Political Economy and Institutional Economics. He joined Sheffield Hallam University in 2014 and is currently the module leader of Introductory and Intermediate Macroeconomics. Drew is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA). His main research areas are in comparative institutional economics, political economy and macroeconomics. Drew is media active, with publications and engagements regarding contemporary economic issues such as Brexit, Structural Reform, Monetary & Fiscal Policy. He has been referred to by numerous media outlets and has been referenced in House of Lords Policy Briefs.

About

Dr. Drew Woodhouse is a Lecturer in Economics, specialising in the areas of Macroeconomics, Political Economy and Institutional Economics. He joined Sheffield Hallam University in 2014 and is currently the module leader of Introduction to Macroeconomics. Intermediate Macroeconomics & Business Economics. Drew teaches on all tiers of Macroeconomic study, lecturing on numerous Economics modules, whilst teaching on more heterodox economic focussed modules such as Global Governance and Multinational Enterprises & Foreign Direct Investment. Drew can also teach in the discipline of International Business. Drew is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA). His main research areas are in comparative institutional economics, political economy and macroeconomics. He is proficient in the use and application of econometric techniques, specialising in panel data analysis, hierarchical discriminant analysis, factor analysis and structural equation modelling. Drew uses the latest statistical software, with particular emphasis on STATA. Drew is also the course leader for BA (Hons) Accounting & Economics. Drew has supervised and guided numerous MSc students throughout completion of their dissertations. He is a member of the International Business & Economics Research Group (IBERG), Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute (SPERI) and the Royal Economics Society. His PhD is in the field of Institutional Economics, and his Masters thesis was titled 'The Political Economy of Capital Account Liberalisation in Emerging Markets: Demanding Economic Interventionism by Method of Pragmatic Macroprudential Reregulation'. Drew is media active, with publications and engagements regarding contemporary economic issues such as Brexit, Structural Reform, Monetary & Fiscal Policy. He has been referred to by numerous media outlets and has been referenced in House of Lords Policy Briefs.

Lecturer

Teaching expertise

  • Economics

Research

  • Economics and Entrepreneurship
  • Comparative Political Economy
  • Macroeconomics
  • Political Economy

Teaching

Department of Finance, Accounting and Business Systems

College of Business, Technology and Engineering

Subject area

Economics

Courses

2014 to present: Intermediate Macroeconomics, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom

2014 to present: Economics for Business, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom

Modules

Advanced Topics in Macroeconomics;
Intermediate Macroeconomics;
Introduction to Macroeconomics;
Statistics & Data Modelling;
Business Economics;
Multinational Enterprises & FDI;
Introduction to Microeconomics;
Consultancy.

Publications

Key Publications

Johnston, A., Wells, P., & Woodhouse, D. (2021). Examining the roles of universities in place-based industrial strategy: which characteristics drive knowledge creation in priority technologies? Regional Studies. http://doi.org/10.1080/00343404.2021.1956683

Burke, M., Fry, J., Kemp, S., & Woodhouse, D. (2022). Attention to Authority: The behavioural finance of Covid-19. Finance Research Letters, 49. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.frl.2022.103081

Book chapters

Woodhouse, D. (2018). Case Study: Broadening the Economists Toolkit: Understanding the UK Housing Crisis. In TZIAMALIS, A., & LAGOS, K. (Eds.) Business Economics Case Studies. London: Pearson Education

Woodhouse, D. (2017). Case Study: The Economics of Drug Cartels. In TZIAMALIS, A., & LAGOS, K. (Eds.) Business Economics. London: Pearson Education

Internet Publications

Woodhouse, D. (2020). Experts give their verdict on Rishi Sunak’s spending review. https://www.theweek.co.uk/108779/experts-give-verdict-on-rishi-sunak-spending-review

Woodhouse, D. (2020). Experts give their verdict on Rishi Sunak’s spending review. https://www.theweek.co.uk/108779/experts-give-verdict-on-rishi-sunak-spending-review

Woodhouse, D., de Ruyter, A., Nanda, A., Gheyoh Ndzi, E., Lowe, J., & Smith, S. (2020). Spending Review 2020: the experts react. https://theconversation.com/spending-review-2020-the-experts-react-150875

Woodhouse, D. (2020). Co-ordinated macroeconomic policy remains the most effective response to the pandemic economic shock. https://sheffieldinstituteforpolicystudies.com/2020/07/17/co-ordinated-macroeconomic-policy-remains-the-most-effective-response-to-the-pandemic-economic-shock/

Woodhouse, D. (2020). Countries went on a gold-buying spree before coronavirus took hold – here's why. https://theconversation.com/countries-went-on-a-gold-buying-spree-before-coronavirus-took-hold-heres-why-138173

Woodhouse, D. (2020). Prime example of misreading stats: Report of 2019 a record-breaking year for UK exports an illusion. https://vip.politicsmeanspolitics.com/2020/02/27/prime-example-of-misreading-stats-report-of-2019-a-record-breaking-year-for-uk-exports-an-illusion/

Woodhouse, D. (2020). Gold distortions: The ‘artificial’ driver of UK economic statistics. https://theconversation.com/gold-distortions-the-artificial-driver-of-uk-economic-statistics-132390

House of Lords, (2020). Policy Briefing: Bank of England: History, Role and Current Policy Debates. http://researchbriefings.files.parliament.uk/documents/LLN-2020-0006/LLN-2020-0006.pdf

Woodhouse, D. (2019). Central Banking Series: The next Bank of England governor must take a radically different approach to running the economy. https://www.econotimes.com/The-next-Bank-of-England-governor-must-take-a-radically-different-approach-to-running-the-economy-1570684

Woodhouse, D. (2019). Bank of England’s new governor Andrew Bailey must take radically different approach to the economy. https://theconversation.com/bank-of-englands-new-governor-andrew-bailey-must-take-radically-different-approach-to-the-economy-129150

Woodhouse, D. (2019). Economic Policy Movements in the Event of 'No-Deal' Brexit Shocks. https://www.financialdirector.co.uk/2019/08/13/economic-policy-movements-in-the-event-of-no-deal-brexit-shocks/

Woodhouse, D. (2019). Chronic Flu? The Economics of the Eurozone. https://www.financialdirector.co.uk/2019/08/05/the-chronic-flu-the-economics-of-the-eurozone/

Media

Woodhouse, D. (2022). Expert Opinion on the Mini-Budget (2022). BBC Radio Sheffield

Woodhouse, D. (2020). SIR-ECON Regional Economic Epidemiological Modelling: Implications for the South Yorkshire Region. BBC Radio Sheffield

Woodhouse, D. (2020). SIR-ECON Regional Economic Epidemiological Modelling: Implications for South Yorkshire Funding. Sheffield Star

Woodhouse, D. (2020). Chancellor's economic update had welcome measures for Sheffield. Sheffield Star

Woodhouse, D. (2020). Chancellor's economic update had welcome measures for Sheffield. Sheffield Star

BBC News Mundo, (2020). Gold from Venezuela: why the Bank of England retains 31 tons of bullion from the South American country (and what is the political and judicial fight it generates). BBC News Mundo

Woodhouse, D. (2020). Economics of the Coronavirus. BBC Worchester & Hereford

Woodhouse, D. (2020). "Small firms thrown a lifeline in the Budget as they battle Virus". Sheffield Star

Woodhouse, D. (2020). "Small firms thrown a lifeline in the Budget as they battle Virus". Sheffield Star

Woodhouse, D. (2020). "Call for Budget to help small firms survive Coronavirus". Sheffield Star

Woodhouse, D. (2020). "Call for Budget to help small firms survive Coronavirus". Sheffield Star

Woodhouse, D. (2020). Why Rishi Sunak must deliver this Budget for Yorkshire – Drew Woodhouse. Johnston Press: https://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/opinion/columnists/why-rishi-sunak-must-deliver-budget-yorkshire-drew-woodhouse-2444418

Woodhouse, D. (2020). Why Rishi Sunak must deliver this Budget for Yorkshire. Yorkshire Post

House of Lords, (2020). Economic Policy Advice informing: 'Policy Briefing: Bank of England: History, Role and Current Policy Debates'. House of Lords Library

Presentations

Woodhouse, D. (2022). The Dynamics of University Knowledge Creation in Niche Technologies: A Panel Variance Autoregressive Model. Presented at: Research Uses of HEBCI Survey Data and Future Development of the HEBCI

Woodhouse, D. (2021). The Political Economy of Brexit: How did the UK get here and what will it mean for the economic & social futures of the UK & EU? Presented at: Dania University, Denmark.

Woodhouse, D. (2019). Helsinki International Economics Series: 'A British Economists View of Brexit' - Economic Forecasting with a (large) Normative Undertone. Presented at: International Economics Series, Helsinki

Woodhouse, D. (2019). Helsinki International Economics Series: Exchange Rate Determination and Transmission Channels under Varied Exchange Rate Regimes. Presented at: International Economics Series, Helsinki

Woodhouse, D. (2018). Socio-Economics, Political Economy and Comparative Capitalist Institutionalism. Presented at: University College Dublin - Perspectives in Institutional Analysis, Dublin

Other publications

Woodhouse, D. (2019). Honorary Doctorate Citation Speech for Prof Sir Paul Collier (University of Oxford).

Postgraduate supervision

Economics and Applied Empirics.

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