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B.Sc. Econ. (Hull), M.Sc. Econ. (Warwick), Ph.D. (Keele), SFHEA CMBE

Research Interests:

Principal research interests are in the areas of health economics and well-being, labour economics transport economics and open economy macroeconomic modelling.

Teaching Responsibilities:

David served on the Quality Assurance Agency for Scotland’s Enhancement Themes Steering Committee for the First Year Experience Enhancement Theme. He is a Senior Fellow of the HEA, and an Associate of the Economics Network. He has received three awards recognising excellence in teaching: the HEA Economics Network 2006 E-learning Award, the 2009 (student-nominated) College of Arts and Social Sciences Award for Excellence in Teaching, and the 2011 Student Nominated Teaching award from the Economics Network. He is a member of the Chartered Association of Business Schools (CABS) Learning, Teaching and Student Experience (LTSE) Committee and a CABS Certified Management and Business Educator (CMBE).

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Research Output 1998 2016

  • 236 Citations
  • 38 Article
  • 5 Discussion paper
  • 1 Chapter
2 Citations (Scopus)
19 Downloads (Pure)

The Consequences of Fiscal Stimulus on Public Debt: A Historical Perspective

McCausland, W. D. & Theodossiou, I., Jul 2016, In : Cambridge Journal of Economics. 40, 4, p. 1103-1116 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Public debt
Fiscal stimulus
Historical perspective

Are Individual Characteristics all that Matters in Earnings Determination? Evidence from the US and Germany

McCausland, W. D., Summerfield, F. E. & Theodossiou, I., 17 Dec 2015, University of Aberdeen Business School, 33 p. (Discussion Paper in Economics; vol. 15, no. 14).

Research output: Working paperDiscussion paper

Open Access
Individual characteristics
Human capital
Low pay
11 Citations (Scopus)
5 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
Low income
10 Citations (Scopus)

Is manufacturing still the engine of growth?

McCausland, W. D. & Theodossiou, I., 2012, In : Journal of Post Keynesian Economics. 35, 1, p. 79-92 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


social science

HEA Economics Network eLearning Award 2006

W David McCausland (Recipient), 2006

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Good practice
Electronic learning
Network economics

HEA Economics Network Student Nominated Teaching Award 2011

W David McCausland (Recipient), 2011

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

university teacher
economic education

Press / Media

Three issues Boris Johnson’s new government must tackle – none of which is Brexit

W David McCausland


1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Articles in 'The Conversation'

UK Budget 2018: experts respond

W David McCausland, C. Berry, Dan Finn, Jonquil Lowe, Jo Richardson, Mandy Pierlejewski, Maria Goddard, Michael Kitson & Stephen Roper


1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Articles in 'The Conversation'

Shareholder elite’s takeover of society is laid bare by new book

W David McCausland


1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Articles in 'The Conversation'

Why the Bank of England wants Britain to stay in the EU

W David McCausland


1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Articles in 'The Conversation'