Dr. Tony Syme
Salford Business School
Subject Lead - Finance, Accounting and Economics
Before joining Salford, I had previously been a lecturer at the Universities of Oxford and Warwick. Beyond my current teaching specialisms within macroeconomics, I am a member of the Centre for Sports Business Research within Salford Business School and an Associate Director of Recruitment and Retention, a role within the admissions process that I had previously been involved with at Oxford (Modern History & Economics degree).
1st year: Organisations, Markets and Economy
2nd year: Macroeconomics; European Business Environment
3rd year: Domestic and International Money; Strategy and Risk
Current PhD Supervision
Three students who theses are in the fields of bank regulation, sovereign and bank default, and the economics of football.
Within the fields of economic history, sports economics and research methods at undergraduate and postgraduate level.
19th & 20th century economic history, with particular reference to France and the UK
Economics of sport, with particular reference to football and golf
I am currently supervising doctoral students on the following topics: unemployment and fiscal policy; the economics of the mortgage market; bank regulation and performance; the application of cost-benefit analysis to vocational rehabilitation services. I would be particularly interested in supervising future doctoral students in the areas of: (i) macroeconomics; and (ii) sports economics.
- BA (hons) (Stirling)
- MSc (Warwick)
- PhD (Warwick)
- Member, Economic History Society
- Member, European Historical Economics Society
- Member, Cliometric Society