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Gareth Downing is a Senior Lecturer in Economics. Before joining the University of Huddersfield, Gareth worked briefly with the Scottish Government within the newly formed fiscal responsibility team looking into issues related to possible future independence. Before deciding to take a career in economics Gareth spent several years working in the field of mental health which he found extremely interesting and rewarding.

Gareth was granted his ESRC funded PhD from the University of Manchester in 2015. Whilst studying towards his PhD Gareth worked as a Graduate Teaching Assistant in a wide range of subjects. Before this Gareth obtained his BSc in Economics with 1st class honours from Manchester Metropolitan University and his MSc in Economics with distinction from the University of Manchester.

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Macroeconomics
  • Economic growth and development
  • Governance and corruption
  • Monetary economics 
  • Fiscal and monetary policy

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consumer surveys Agriculture & Biology
United Arab Emirates Agriculture & Biology
food labeling Agriculture & Biology
cosmetics Agriculture & Biology
United Kingdom Agriculture & Biology
meat Agriculture & Biology
livestock and meat industry Agriculture & Biology
markets Agriculture & Biology

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Research Output 2018 2019

  • 1 Commissioned report
  • 1 Article
15 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Granger causality test
Granger causality
Open Access
consumer surveys
United Arab Emirates
food labeling
United Kingdom