Steering Committee Member, CRSE
Professor Marc Cowling has a PhD in Business Economics from Warwick Business School and an MSc Economics from London University. Before his appointment at Brighton he was Professor and Head of the Department of Management Studies at Exeter Business School. Prior to that, he held the posts of Chief Economist at the Institute for Employment Studies and The Work Foundation. He has also held positions at Warwick Business School, Birmingham Business School (where he was Director of the Research Centre for Industrial Strategy) and London Business School (where he was Deputy Principal Investigator of the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor). He is currently ranked in the top 12% of economists in the world by citations (H-index) according to Research Publications in Economics (REPEC, May 6th 2014) and in entrepreneurship he was ranked 23rd in the world over the period 1995-2006 according to "Rankings of the Top Entrepreneurship Researchers and Affiliations.