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
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 EmploymentEconomic Research Analyst, then Senior Economist, Department of Finance, Government ofManitoba, 1973-77
Overseas Department, Bank of England, 1970-72
Economic methodology: open systems; pluralism History of economic thought: David Hume; Adam Smith; the Scottish Political Economy Tradition; Keynes Theory of money and banking and monetary policy: structural endogenous money theory; policy-making under uncertainty; banking in transition economies Regional and international finance: the regional impact of monetary policy.
Dow S (2017) Cambridge's contribution to methodology in economics. In: Cord R (ed.) The Palgrave Companion to Cambridge Economics. London: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 27-49. http://www.palgrave.com/gb/book/9781137412324
Dow S (2016) Codes of Ethics for Economists, Pluralism, and the Nature of Economic Knowledge. In: DeMartino GF, McCloskey DN (ed.). Oxford Handbook on Professional Economic Ethics. Oxford Handbooks, Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 750-764.
Dow S (2016) Consistency in Pluralism and the Role of Microfoundations. In: Courvisanos J, Doughney J, Millmow A (ed.). Reclaiming Pluralism in Economics: Essays in honour of John E. King. Routledge Advances in Heterodox Economics, 31, London and New York: Routledge, pp. 32-46.
Dow S (2015) Neoclassicism, critical realism and the Cambridge methodological tradition. In: Morgan J (ed.). What is Neoclassical Economics? Debating the origins, meaning and significance. Economics as Social Theory, 43, London: Routledge, pp. 102-118.
Ruziev K & Dow S (2015) A Re-evaluation of Banking Sector Reforms in Transition Economies: Intentions and Unintended Consequences. In: Ruziev K, Perdikis N (ed.). Development and Financial Reform in Emerging Economies. SCEME Studies in Economic Methodology, 2, London: Pickering & Chatto, pp. 81-98.
Dow A & Dow S (2015) Economic Development in the Scottish Enlightenment: Ideas as Cause and Effect. In: Ruziev K & Perdikis N (eds.) Development and Financial Reform in Emerging Economies. SCEME Studies in Economic Methodology, 2. London: Pickering & Chatto, pp. 7-22. http://www.pickeringchatto.com/titles/1732-9781848934580-development-and-financial-reform-in-emerging-economies.