Dr. Alberto Paloni is the Head of the Economics Department, Business School, University of Glasgow.
Dr. Paloni holds a PhD degree and a MSc degree in Economics both from Birkbeck College (University of London) and a first degree in Economics from ‘La Sapienza’ University of Rome.
His affiliations include: Member of the Development Studies Association, External Research Fellow of the Centre for Research in International Trade and Development (CREDIT), University of Nottingham, Accredited Member of the Higher Education Academy, Visiting Professor, Department of Economics, ‘Roma Tre’ University (Rome), and Visiting Professor, Department of Economics, University of Bari.
His research interests are in the area of development and economic policy reforms in developing countries. He has published several articles in specialised journals and books on the reform programmes supported by the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank; foreign direct investment in developing countries; the political economy of reforms; and the implications of globalisation for policy reform.
He is also referee for the following academic journals: Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, International Economic Journal, International Review of Applied Economics, Journal of Asia Pacific Economy, Journal of Development Studies, Journal of Economic Studies, Journal of Economic Surveys, Journal of International Development, Review of Development Economics, Review of International Organizations, Scottish Journal of Political Economy, World Development.
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