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University of Stirling


Professor Sheila Dow

Emeritus Professor

Economics University of Stirling, Stirling, FK9 4LA

Professor Sheila Dow

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Ph.D. in Economics, University of Glasgow, 1978-81. Thesis title: Money and Real EconomicDisparities between Nations and between Regions, supervised by Professor Tom Wilson. Ph.D. programme, McMaster University, 1977-8 M.A. in Economics, University of Manitoba, 1972-73 M.A. Hons. in Political Economy and Pure Mathematics, University of St Andrews, 1966-70


Academic Employment

Personal Chair in Economics, University of Stirling, 1996-2009

Senior Lecturer, Department of Economics, University of Stirling 1989-96

Reader in Economics, University of Stirling 1988-96

Visiting Scholar, Faculty of Economics and Politics, University of Cambridge, 1987

Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, University of Toronto, 1982-83

Lecturer, Department of Economics, University of Stirling 1979-88

Part-time Tutor, Department of Political Economy, University of Glasgow 1978-79

Teaching Assistant, Department of Economics, McMaster University, 1977-78

Research Assistant, Department of Economics, University of Manitoba 1972-73

Research Asst, Dept. of Economics, Simon Fraser University, Summer 1969

Non-Academic Employment

Economic Research Analyst, then Senior Economist, Department of Finance, Government of Manitoba, 1973-77

Overseas Department, Bank of England, 1970-72

Selection of other professional roles

Academic Council, Institute for New Economic Thinking (, 2018- .

Academic Advisory Board, Independent Social Research Foundation (, 2018-20.

Adjunct Professor, Department of Economics, University of Victoria (, 2012- .

Co-editor, Economic Thought (, 2012-17.

Member of SSRN Economics Advisory Board.

Foreign Member, Center on Capitalism and Society (, 2010- .

Executive Committee, European Society for the History of Economic Thought (, 2006-8.

Director, then Co-Convenor, Scottish Centre for Economic Methodology, 2005- .

Associate Editor, Journal of Economic Methodology (, 2005-12.

Special Advisor on Monetary Policy to the Treasury Select Committee (, 2001-10.

Chair, International Network on Economic Method (, 2001-3.

Co-Chair, Post Keynesian Economics Study Group ( ), 1995-9.

Member, Council of the Royal Economic Society (, 1994-99.

Treasurer, Scottish Economic Society (, 1988-93.

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