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
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 (www.ineteconomics.org), 2018- .
Academic Advisory Board, Independent Social Research Foundation (http://www.isrf.org/), 2018-20.
Adjunct Professor, Department of Economics, University of Victoria (www.uvic.ca/econ), 2012- .
Co-editor, Economic Thought (http://et.worldeconomicsassociation.org/), 2012-17.
Member of SSRN Economics Advisory Board.
Foreign Member, Center on Capitalism and Society (https://capitalism.columbia.edu/), 2010- .
Executive Committee, European Society for the History of Economic Thought (http://www.eshet.net/), 2006-8.
Director, then Co-Convenor, Scottish Centre for Economic Methodology, 2005- .
Associate Editor, Journal of Economic Methodology (https://www.tandfonline.com/loi/rjec20), 2005-12.
Special Advisor on Monetary Policy to the Treasury Select Committee (https://www.parliament.uk/business/committees/committees-a-z/commons-select/treasury-committee/), 2001-10.
Chair, International Network on Economic Method (http://www.econmethodology.org/), 2001-3.
Co-Chair, Post Keynesian Economics Study Group (http://www.econmethodology.org/ ), 1995-9.
Member, Council of the Royal Economic Society (http://www.res.org.uk), 1994-99.
Treasurer, Scottish Economic Society (www.scotecon.org/), 1988-93.