Bruce joined the department in February 2006, having previously been an Economics lecturer in the SMB at the University of Wales Aberystwyth for about 10 years.
His PhD, Masters and degree were from the Department of Economics at Loughborough University.
Bruce has a general interest in sport, which has led to doing some research into the economics of cricket, such as the effect of winning the toss. He also has an interest in development economics, especially the role of trade on economic growth in LDCs. Otherwise his research interests are in international macroeconomics, particularly models of exchange rate determination. In addition, he is also interested in the economics of the EU, especially the effects of monetary union.
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