I joined the Economics, Finance and Entrepreneurship (EFE) department at Aston Business School in September 2018 as a Research fellow in Economics and am also a Research fellow at the Department of Economics and the Centre for the Study of Economics (CSAE) at the University of Oxford. Prior to that, I worked as a Lecturer in Business Economics at Sheffield Hallam University. My research interests span across various areas of Development Economics, Entrepreneurship, Institutions, Political Economy and Business Improvement. I am currently working on labor market interventions to help integration, assimilation and job finding for Syrian refugees in the Jordan.
Research interests span across various areas of Development Economics, Entrepreneurship, Gender and entrepreneurship, Institutions, Political Economy and Business Improvement
PhD in Economics, Aston University, UK (2018).
Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (PGCert), Aston University, UK (2017).
MSc Economic Policy, University of Birmingham, UK (2012).
Bachelor of Business Administration, Arab Academy for Science and Technology and Maritime Transport, Egypt (2007).
Membership of Professional Bodies
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
Member of the Academy of Management
Member of the British Academy of Management
Member of the Centre for the Study of African Economics (CSAE, University of Oxford
Undergraduate - BS3347 Economics of Entrepreneurship.
Postgraduate dissertation supervision.
Currently working on labour market interventions to help integration, assimilation and job finding for Syrian refugees in the context of Jordan.
- International Rescue Committee (IRC)
- Department of Economics, University of Oxford Research Fellowship grant, 2018 - 2021.
30 Sep 2013 → 1 Apr 2019
Award Date: 1 Apr 2019
Research Fellow, University of Oxford1 Apr 2018 → …
Institutional change and entrepreneurship: The impact of incremental change, change due to conflict, and social change captured by migration.Author: Shami, M., 18 Mar 2019
Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis › Doctor of Philosophy