If you made any changes in Pure these will be visible here soon.

Personal profile


Karla Prime is a Senior Lecturer of Economics at Newcastle Business School.  She is the Programme Leader for BA (Hons) Business with Economics and BSc (Hons) Economics.  She has previously been Programme Leader of the Accounting, Finance and Economics Foundation Year Programme. 

Karla’s research projects explore the links between international business and economic development in sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America, and the Caribbean.  Her current projects investigate the links between the motives and incentives for foreign direct investment and trade and host nation institutional frameworks, with a focus on the cognitive, normative, and regulative dimensions of institutions. Karla’s research projects examine how local institutional dimensions impact conditions for doing business and economic growth. 

Karla is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a member of the Academy of International Business and the Regional Studies Association.  
Karla currently leads on the undergraduate core module Accounting, Finance and Economics in a Global Business Environment, and the postgraduate International Economics module.  She will also be leading the new World Economy module for second year BSc (Hons) Economics students, from academic year 2023. 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities

Education/Academic qualification

Economics, PhD, Northumbria University

Award Date: 31 Oct 2019

Business andManagement Studies, MBA, Northumbria University

1 Oct 20131 Jul 2014

Award Date: 31 Jul 2014

Law, BPTC, Northumbria University

Award Date: 30 May 2001

Law, LLB (Hons)

Award Date: 31 Jul 1999


Dive into the research topics where Karla Prime is active. These topic labels come from the works of this person. Together they form a unique fingerprint.
  • 1 Similar Profiles