Jonathan Jones is a lecturer in Economics at Newcastle University Business School. His research interests are in empirical microeconomics applied specifically to foreign direct investment. His work has been published in a number of economics and regional science journals and is the co-author of a book on foreign direct investment and the regional economy. He has also been involved as an affiliate of the ESRC/UK government funded Spatial Economics Research Centre and his work has attracted media interest, including national and regional television, radio appearances, BBC web-based coverage and from the Financial Times.
Degree Programme Director, BA(Hons) Economics and Business Management (LN12)
PhD, Economics, University of Newcastle upon Tyne:
'The Nature and Performance of Inward Investment in North-East England: 1985-98'
MA(Economics), University of Liverpool
BA(Hons), Economics/Accounting & Finance, University of Manchester
Foreign Direct Investment, Regional Economics, Applied Microeconomics
“Does Service FDI Locate Differently to Manufacturing FDI? A Regional Analysis for Great Britain” (with Colin Wren).
“Intermediate and Non-Intermediate Markets and FDI Location: An IO-Transaction Table Approach” (with Colin Wren).
“The European Union Accession Process and the Timing of Foreign Direct Investments in the CEECs” (with Ilona Serwicka and Colin Wren).
Qianyi Zhou: Location of BRICS FDI within the European Union.
Ilona Serwicka: FDI Location across EU Regions and Enlargement.
Abdulaziz Almahmood: Inward FDI and Saudi Arabia.
Affiliate of Spatial Economics Research Centre:
ECO3026 Industrial Economics and Policy
ECO2009 Empirical Economic Analysis
ECO2004 Microeconomic Analysis
ECO106 Statistics for Economists
ECO110 Mathematics for Economics
ECO312 Public Economics
BSM824 Applied Time Series Modelling and Forecasting