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Dr Shampa Roy-Mukherjee

Senior Lecturer in Macroeconomics and Applied Econometrics

    Dr Shampa Roy-Mukherjee is a senior lecturer in macroeconomics and applied econometrics at the Royal Docks School of Business and Law, University of East London. She is the programme leader for the MSc. International Business Management programme and is responsible for the strategic management of the programme. Shampa is the REF co-ordinator for the UoA- Business for REF2021 and has been instrumental in developing the school’s research strategy. She is also a member of School Learning and Teaching Quality Committee within the school and an active member of the STAMP (Centre for the Study of States, Markets and People). Research Centre. Her other duties include liaising with external stakeholders such as professional bodies and international academic institutions to explore synergies and promote partnerships.
    Prior to her role as senior lecturer, Shampa was the Head of Subject for the Finance, Economics & Risk subject area at the Royal Docks School of Business & Law for nearly 5 years (2012-2017) and she has extensive senior management experience.
    Shampa received a PhD in Economics from the University of Birmingham and subsequently joined the American University in Cairo as an Assistant Professor. Her duties there included teaching in the areas of macroeconomics, econometrics and development economics. She joined the University of East London in February 2007 as a lecturer in economics. Her research interests are in the areas of macro and monetary economics, development economics and applied econometrics. Shampa is a member of the Royal Economic Society and a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.


    Recent Publications:
    Vassilis K. Fouskas and Shampa Roy-Mukherjee (2016), “Austerity and growth in Europe: Germany’s impossible mission”, Croatian Political Science Review, v.53, n.4, pp.7-29

    Shampa Roy-Mukherjee, “The political economy of the Arab uprisings”, in Vassilis K. Fouskas (ed.) (2015), The Politics of International Political Economy (London: Routledge)

    Shampa Roy-Mukherjee (2015), “Connecting the dots: the Washington Consensus and the ‘Arab Spring’”, Journal of Balkan and Near Eastern Studies, v.17, n.2, pp.141-159

    Connecting the Dots: The Washington Consensus and the ‘Arab Spring’" has been published on Taylor & Francis Online. It is available at:



    Shampa is the REF coordinator for the UoA- Business and Management Studies for the REF2021 submissions. In her role as REF coordinator she has made significant contributions in developing the research strategy for the department and creating an environment conducive to research.
    Shampa is a member of the STAMP (Centre for the Study of States, Markets & People), Royal Docks School of Business & Law. She is currently involved  in grant applications for the Erasmus Plus and the Horizon 2020 bids. She is responsible for the organisation and student involvement and participation of STAMP events.                    She is currently supervising 2 PhD students closely linked to the STAMP centre.

    Member of the Centre for Islamic Finance, Law and Communities.

    Research Interests and Expertise

         Applied Econometrics
         Mathematical and statistical applications in micro and macroeconomics
         Endogenous Growth Models
         Social Exclusion in developing economies
         Privatisation and Moral Hazard
         Economics of the Arab Spring



    Shampa teaches the following modules at undergraduate and postgraduate level: .

    FN5007 - Introduction to Econometrics

    FN6003 - Applied Econometrics

    FN7226 - Managing Resources in the International Business Environment

    FN7011 - Research Methods and Postgraduate Dissertation