Economics and Finance


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Professor Alan Collins

  • Qualifications: PhD (UEA), MSc (Salford), BSc (Bradford), PGCE (Hull)
  • Role Title: Professor of Economics, Head of Economics and Finance
  • Address: Richmond Building Portland Street Portsmouth PO1 3DE
  • Telephone: 02392844128
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  • Department: Economics and Finance
  • Faculty: Portsmouth Business School


I am Professor of Economics and Head of the Economics and Finance Subject Group.  Previously I was a Research Fellow, Strathclyde University and an Engineer/Planner with Babtie Consulting Engineers based in West Yorkshire.


Teaching Responsibilities

I teach a wide range of subjects at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. My teaching interests include Environmental Economics and Policy, Managerial Economics, Social Economics, Transport Economics, and Cultural Economics.


I am an active researcher in a number of fields, the most significant of which are environmental and natural resource economics,  urban and transport economics, social and cultural economics.



Research profile

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