Dr. Tony Syme
Salford Business School
Head of Finance and Economics Subject Group
Dr. Tony Syme is a Senior Lecturer in Economics and Head of the Finance and Economics Subject Group at Salford Business School. Tony is an experienced academic with over 25 years' experience across the Universities of Warwick, Oxford and Salford, and has delivered courses within undergraduate, postgraduate and executive education. He is a Chartered Management and Business Educator at the Chartered Association of Business Schools.
Tony is the primary supervisor to four students who have been awarded their doctorate: two in the area of financial economics, one in the area of health economics and one in the area of labour economics. He is currently the primary supervisor to eight PhD students: three in the area of macroeconomics, two in the area of labour economics, two in the area of financial economics, and one in the area of sports economics. Three of these students are due to submit their thesis in early 2022.
Areas of research
Macroeconomics, Labour Economics
Areas of supervision
Macroeconomics, Labour Economics, Sports Economics
- The Future of Business
- Applied Game Theory
- Labour Economics
- Sports Economics
PhD financial economics, health economics and labour economics
- Member, Royal Economic Society
- Member, Conference of Head of Departments of Economics (CHUDE)
- Chartered Management and Business Educator
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.