Portrait of Dr Shabbir Dastgir Dr Shabbir Dastgir

s.dastgir@hud.ac.uk | 01484 472395


Position: Senior Lecturer in Economics.  Course Leader, MSc Economics suite, Department of Accountancy, Finance and Economics
Qualifications: BA, MA, PhD, PGCAP, PGCHE, FHEA


Shabbir is a senior lecturer in economics and manages the MSc Economics suite of programmes (MSc Economics, MSc Financial Economics and MSc Business Economics).

Research and Scholarship

  • Monetary theory and policy.
  • Performance measurement.
  • Corporate Diversification.

Publications and Other Research Outputs


Dastgir, S (2016) ‘Microfinance, Poverty and entrepreneurship in developing countriesEconomic review , 34 (2), pp. 2-5. ISSN 0265-0290

Patrisia, D. and Dastgir, S. (2016) ‘Diversification and corporate social performance in manufacturing companiesEurasian Business Review , 6 (2016), pp. 1-19. ISSN 1309-4297

Dastgir, S (2016) ‘How the Gulf states are coping with the new normal of low oil pricesThe Conversation . ISSN 2044-5032

Dastgir, S (2016) ‘Explainer: what is the ECB ‘bazooka’ and will it spur a eurozone recovery?The Conversation . ISSN 2044-5032


Dastgir, S (2015) ‘Islamic economics, banking and finance.Economic review , 33 (2), pp. 26-29. ISSN 0265-0290

Anchor, J., Amhalhal, A. and Dastgir, S. (2015) ‘The use of multiple performance measures and organisation performance in an emerging market’. In: Liberec Economic Forum – LEF 2015, 16th to 17th September 2015, Liberec - Technical University, Czech Republic

Amhalhal, A., Anchor, J. and Dastgir, S. (2015) ‘The effectiveness of the use of multiple performance measures : the influence of organisational contingencies’. In: EURAM 15th Annual Conference, 17-20th June 2015, Warsaw Poland


Szilagyiova, S., Anchor, J. and Dastgir, S. (2013) ‘The transmission of UK monetary policy across national borders: Investigation of the impact on oil prices’. In: 54th Annual Conference of the Italian Economic Association, 24-26th October 2013, University of Bologna, Italy


Szilagyiova, S., Anchor, J. and Dastgir, S. (2012) ‘What the financial crisis started, commodity prices will finish: new challenges to monetary policy in the UK’. In: 12th European Association for Comparative Economic Studies (EACES) Conference, 6-8th September 2012, University of the West of Scotland

Szilagyiova, S., Anchor, J. and Dastgir, S. (2012) ‘World commodity prices and UK inflation indexes: Food for thought?’. In: PhD Conference in Monetary and Financial Economics, May 2012, Bristol Business School

Research Degree Supervision

  • Monetary theory and policy.
  • Applied economics.

Enterprise Activities

  • Erasmus Intensive Programmes: Ethics in Banking and Finance.

Administrative Responsibilities

  • Course Leader, MSc Economics suite.
  • International Recruitment and Development Representative, The Business School.
  • UTLC External Annual Evaluation Committee Representative, School of Music, Humanities and Media.
  • UTLC Annual Evaluation Committee Representative, The Business School.

Teaching and Professional Activities

Postgraduate Teaching:

  • Economics of Financial Markets.
  • Economic Statistics.

Undergraduate Teaching:

  • Monetary and Financial Framework.
  • Developments in Banking and Finance.

Professional Membership:

  • Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy.