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Waseem Toraubally is Reader (Associate Professor) in Economics at Newcastle Business School.

Prior to joining NBS in 2024, Waseem held full-time teaching and research positions at Nottingham Trent University, Coventry University, Lancaster University, and the University of Manchester, from where he obtained his PhD in 2017.

He is also Associate Fellow of the Centre for Research in Economic Theory and its Applications at the University of Warwick.

Waseem’s teaching interests lie in all areas of economics. Amongst others, he has taught on Advanced Mathematics, Advanced Statistics, Mathematical Economics, Mathematical Finance, Managerial Economics, Labour Economics, and Industrial Organisation to university students at all levels.

He is Fellow of Advance HE (formerly, Higher Education Academy).

Research interests

Waseem’s research has strongly gravitated towards Pure and Applied Microeconomic Theory, and Game Theory. In particular, he specialises in the analysis and application of imperfect competition in general equilibrium with a view to deriving sound policy implications. 

He is currently probing into the possibility of using game-theoretic techniques to solve issues related to sustainability.

He welcomes suitably trained PhD students in the above-mentioned research areas.

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 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Manchester

Award Date: 14 Nov 2017


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