Dr Shampa Roy-Mukherjee profile

Dr Shampa Roy-Mukherjee

Associate Professor (Economics) and Director of Innovation and Impact

Economics and Finance

Department of Business , Royal Docks School of Business and Law

Shampa is the Director of Impact and Innovation and a member of the Senior Leadership Team at the Royal Docks School of Business and Law, UEL. She is responsible for the research portfolio of the School and has other senior management responsibilities. 


  • PhD in Economics (University of Birmingham)
  • M.Soc.Sc in Economics (University of Birmingham)

Areas Of Interest

Research interests include areas in:

  • Political Economy
  • Applied Econometrics
  • Income Inequality and Growth,
  • Gig Economy and Labour Markets
  • Development Economics
  • Carbon Emissions and International Trade in India


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Dr Shampa Roy-Mukherjee is the Director of Impact & Innovation (DII) and Senior Lecturer in Economics at the Royal Docks School of Business and Law (RDSBL), University of East London. In her role as DII she is responsible for the School’s research portfolio with a focus on creating an inclusive and collaborative research culture that enables high quality research output.

Prior to her role as Director of Impact and Innovation, she was the Head of Subject for the Finance, Economics & Risk subject area at RDSBL and has extensive senior management experience. She has published widely in the areas of income equality, macro and monetary economics, development economics, political economy and applied econometrics.

Shampa is the Co-Director of the STAMP Research Centre (Centre for the Study of States, Markets and People) and is the Co-Director of the Institute of Government and Public Policy at UEL. She set up the Tax & Accountancy Clinic during the COVID-19 lockdown (May 2020) to support local communities and businesses in East London. She is currently working on projects supporting local authorities in East London to forecast the impact of COVID-19 on local businesses and communities to inform public policy going forward.

Shampa is the Co-Chair of the School Athena SWAN committee and the Equality and Diversity Committee. She is involved in projects looking at ways to reduce the awarding gap of BAME students and impact of the increasing 'digital divide' on the future employment of BAME students in East London.

Shampa received a PhD in Economics from the University of Birmingham and worked at the American University in Cairo as an Assistant Professor in Economics before joining the University of East London. Shampa is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.


COVID-19 related project. Project studies the impact of COVID-19 on local authorities and SMEs in East London, focusing on the unemployment and financial resilience in this region. 




Most recent publications

Roy-Mukherjee, S., & Udeogu, E. 2020. Neo-liberal Globalization and Income Inequality: Panel Data Evidence from OECD and Western Balkan Countries. Journal of Balkan and Near Eastern Studies, pp.1-25.    https://doi.org/10.1080/19448953.2020.1852005.

Fouskas, V., Roy-Mukherjee S., Udeogu E., and Huang Q. 2020. China and the USA. Globalisation and the Decline of American Supremacy. London & New York: Palgrave-Macmillan.

Roy-Mukherjee, S. and Harrison, M. 2020. The Shifting Boundaries of Capitalism and the Conflict of Surplus Value Appropriation within the Gig Economy. in: Page-Tickell, R. and Yerby, E. (ed.) Conflict and Shifting Boundaries in the Gig Economy: An Interdisciplinary Analysis. Emerald Publishing Limited. pp. 45-62

Fouskas, V. and Roy-Mukherjee, S. 2019. Neo-liberalism and Ordoliberalism - One or Two Critiques? An Introduction. Critical Sociology. 45 (7-8), pp. 953-965.

Fouskas, V., Roy-Mukherjee, S. and Udeogu, E. 2019. Systemic "Alternatives": On Ordoliberal Rule in Europe and the Corruption of the Left. Spazio Filosofico. 24 (2), pp. 219-236.

Fouskas, V. and Roy-Mukherjee, S. 2017. Austerity and Growth in Europe: Germany's Impossible Mission. Croatian Political Science Review. 53 (4), pp. 7-29.


I teach on postgraduate and undergraduate courses in Economics and Business Management.

  • BSc Economics
  • EC5005 Introduction to Econometrics
  • EC6002 Business Simulation and Forecasting
  • MSc International Business Management
  • FN7226 Managing Resources in the International Business Environment
  • SG7002 Applied Research Project