Professor Alan Carruth

Emeritus Professor of Economics
Professor Alan Carruth


Alan Curruth trained at the universities of Stirling, Strathclyde and Warwick. He has been a member of the School of Economics at the University of Kent since October 1979. He received his PhD from the University of Warwick in 1983.

Research interests

Alan’s research interests are in Labour Economics, Macroeconomics and Applied Econometrics. This includes work on Inter-Industry Wages, Job Insecurity, Investment under Uncertainty, and Consumer Spending. 

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Past students

Dr Joe Morell, registered 2013
Dr Ivan Mendieta-Munoz, registered 2012
Dr Isaac Sserwanja, registered 2010
Dr Reinhold Heinlein: "On the International Transmission of Monetary Policy", completed 2013
Dr Jose Sanchez-Fung: "Essays on monetary policy in the Dominican Republic and Latin America", completed 2002
Dr William Collier: "Labour market heterogeneity: Wage determination and unemployment duration", completed 2001

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