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Anja Shortland

Name: Dr Anja Shortland Anja Shortland
Job Title: Senior Lecturer
Office: MJ 268
Phone: 67091
Direct Line: +44-1895 267091
Fax: 01895 269770

Anja Shortland joined the department of Economics and Finance at Brunel University in September 2006. She obtained an M.Eng from Oxford and her MSc and PhD in International Relations from the London School of Economics. She previously worked at the University of Leicester and taught at Oxford, LSE and SOAS. Anja's main research interest is the interaction between political conditions, institutions and economic outcomes.


EC5507  Development Finance
EC5005 Money and Banking
Research Interests:

Economics of Security, Piracy, Political Violence, Political Economy of Finance, Government Ownership of banks
Selected publications:

Fielding D. and Shortland A. (2010): An Eye for an Eye, a Tooth for a Tooth: a Study of Political Violence in Egypt, Journal of Peace Research Vol 47 pp 433-447

Fielding D. and Shortland A. (2009): Does Television Terrify Tourists? The Effect of US Television News on Demand for Tourism in Israel, Journal of Risk and Uncertainty Volume 38, Issue 3, Page 245-263

Girma, S. and Shortland, A (2008): The Political Economy of Financial Development; Oxford Economic Papers Vol. 60, No. 4, pp. 567-596

Andrianova, A.; Demetriades, P. and Shortland, A. (2008): Government Ownership of Banks, Institutions and Financial Development Journal of Development Economics Volume 85, Issue 1-2, Pages 218-252

Fielding, D. and Shortland, A., (2006): What Drives National Attitudes towards the Threat of Violence? Applied Economics Letters Volume 15, pp1127-1130

Fielding, D. and Shortland, A., (2005), Political Violence and Excess Liquidity in Egypt, Journal of Development Studies Vol. 41, No. 4; pp. 542-557

Fielding, D. and Shortland, A., (2005), How does Political Violence Affect Currency Substitution? Evidence from Egypt, Journal of International Development Vol 17 # 7 pp 841-866

Shortland, A. and Stasavage, D., (2004), Monetary policy in the CFA Franc Zone: Estimating Reaction Functions for the BCEAO, Journal Of African Economies Vol 13 #4 pp 518-535


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