Social Sciences: Economics

Peter Smith

Primary position:
University Director of Education (Curriculum Innovation), seconded to the VC's Office

Background

The University of Southampton

Peter Smith joined the University of Southampton in 1974 as a research fellow to work on the Southampton Econometric Model, taking up a lecturing position in 1978.

Primary research and teaching interests are in development economics. Peter is also an Associate of the Economics Network (formerly under the auspices of the HEA), and has contributed chapters to The Handbook for Economics Lecturers on undergraduate dissertations (2009) and curriculum design (forthcoming).

Peter has published textbooks for AS and A-level Economics, and a Student Workbook to accompany John Sloman’s first-year undergraduate textbook Economics. He is also responsible for a bank of online learning resources connected to the same book, published by Pearson.

Peter is Editor of Economic Review. He is leading on Curriculum Innovation at Southampton, and is on the register of institutional reviewers for the UK Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education.

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Publications

The University of Southampton's electronic library (e-prints)

Article

McCulloch, Andrew, Mohan, John and Smith, Peter (2012) Patterns of social capital, voluntary activity, and area deprivation in England. Environment and Planning A, 44 (doi:10.1068/a44274). (In Press).
Ismail, Normaz Wana, Smith, Peter and Kugler, Maurice (2009) The effect of ASEAN economic integration on foreign direct investment. Journal of Economic Integration, 24, (3), 385-407.
Habibullah, Muzafar Shah and Smith, Peter (2009) Has financial liberalisation reduced liquidity constraints in Malaysia: some empirical results. IUP Journal of Monetary Economics, 7, (1), 68-77.
Hooi, Tan Siow, Habibullah, Muzafar Shah and Smith, Peter (2007) The asymmetric effects of monetary policy in four Asian economies. International Applied Economics and Management Letters, 1, (3), 1-7.
McDonald, John W., Smith, Peter W.F. and Forster, Jonathan J. (2007) Markov chain Monte Carlo exact inference for analysing social networks data. Social Networks, 29, (1), 127-136. (doi:10.1016/j.socnet.2006.04.003).
Habibullah, Muzafar Shah, Smith, Peter and Azman-Saini, W.N.W. (2006) Testing liquidity constraints in 10 Asian developing countries: an error-correction model approach. Applied Economics, 38, (21), 2535-2543. (doi:10.1080/00036840500427833).
Habibullah, Muzafar Shah, Smith, Peter and Azman-Saini, Wan (2006) Testing liquidity constraints in ten selected Asian countries: an error-correction approach. Applied Economics, 38, (21), 2535-2543. (doi:10.1080/00036840500427833 ).
Jokinen, Jukka, McDonald, John W. and Smith, Peter W. F. (2006) Meaningful regression and association models for clustered ordinal data. Sociological Methodology (doi:10.1111/j.1467-9531.2006.00173.x).
Smith, Peter and Habibullah, Muzafar Shah (2002) Divisia monetary aggregates as information variables for Singapore and Taiwan. Asian Economic Review, 44, (2), 244-258.
Habibullah, Muzafar Shah and Smith, Peter (2001) Financial liberalisation and liquidity constraints in Myanmar and Nepal: Some empirical evidence. Savings and Development, 2, 123-139.
Habibullah, Muzafar and Smith, Peter (1997) On time series properties of income velocity of money in Korea, Singapore and Taiwan. Asian Economies, 26, (3), 65-81.
Smith, Peter and Chin, Anthony (1997) Automobile ownership and government policy: the economics of Singapore's vehicle quota system. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, 31, (2), 129-140. (doi:10.1016/S0965-8564(96)00012-2).
Ismail, A.G. and Smith, P. (1995) Monetary policy under financial deregulation. Asian Economies, 24, (1), 5-26.
Ismail, A.G. and Smith, P. (1994) Financial deregulation in Malysian banking. Savings and Development, 18, (4), 457-472.
Ismail, A.G. and Smith, P. (1993) The evoloving role of monetary policy in the Malaysian banking system. Savings and Development, 4, (4), 405-421.
Smith, Peter (1993) Measuring human development. Asian Economic Journal, 7, (1), 89-106. (doi:10.1111/j.1467-8381.1993.tb00103.x).
Smith, Peter (1992) Controlling traffic congestion by regulating car ownership: Singapore's recent experience. Journal of Transport Economics and Policy, 26, (1), 89-95.

Book

Sloman, John and Smith, Peter (2009) Economics: Student Workbook. Seventh Edition, Harlow, GB, Prentice Hall, 288pp.
Smith, Peter (2009) OCR A2 economics, Philip Allan Updates
Smith, Peter (2009) Edexcel A2 Economics, London, GB, Philip Allan Updates, 320pp.
Smith, Peter (2009) Undergraduate dissertations in economics, Economics Network
Smith, Peter (2006) OCR Advanced Economics, Deddington, Philip Allan Updates, 624pp.
Smith, Peter (2005) Edexcel advanced economics, Deddington, UK, Philip Allan Updates, 558pp.

Book Section

Smith, P. (2001) Should Africa try to learn from Asia? Lessons for and from Uganda. In, Lawrence, Peter and Thirtle, Colin (eds.) Africa and Asia in comparative economic perspective. Basingstoke, UK, Palgrave, 49-64.
Smith, P. (1996) On the use and limitations of economic and social indicators in analysing the quality of life in Singapore. In, Quah, Euston and Lee, David (eds.) Household Economics and the Asian Family. Singapore, Eastern Universities Press, 72-104.
Smith, P. and Ulph, A. (1994) A comparative study of flexibility in the response of national economies to the oil-price shocks. In, Killick, Tony (ed.) The Flexible Economy: Causes and Consequences of the Adaptability of National Economies. London, UK, Routledge, 222-256.

Monograph

Ekholm, Anders, Jokinen, Jukka, McDonald, John W. and Smith, Peter W.F. (2006) A latent class model for bivariate binary responses from twins. Southampton, UK, University of Southampton, Southampton Statistical Sciences Research Institute, 23pp. (S3RI Methodology Working Papers, (M06/10) ).
Berrington, Ann, Hu, Yongjian, Ramirez-Ducoing, Karla and Smith, Peter (2005) Multilevel modelling of repeated ordinal measures: an application to attitudes to divorce. Southampton, UK, Southampton Statistical Sciences Research Institute, 24pp. (S3RI Applications and Policy Working Papers, (A05/10) ).
Salguiero, M. Fatima, Smith, Peter W. F. and McDonald, John W. (2005) Power of edge exclusion tests for graphical log-linear models. Southampton, UK, Southampton Statistical Sciences Research Institute, 15pp. (S3RI Methodology Working Papers, (M05/09) ).
Borgoni, Riccardo, Berrington, Ann M. and Smith, Peter W. F. (2004) Selecting and fitting graphical chain models to longitudinal data. Southampton, UK, Southampton Statistical Sciences Research Institute, 33pp. (S3RI Methodology Working Papers, (M04/05) ).
Magadi, Monica, Diamond, Ian, Madise, Nyovani and Smith, Peter (2003) Pathways of the determinants of unfavourable birth outcomes in Kenya. Southampton, UK, Southampton Statistical Sciences Research Institute, 37pp. (S3RI Applications and Policy Working Papers, (A03/03) ).
Salguiero, Fatima, Smith, Peter and McDonald, John (2003) Power of edge exclusion tests in graphical gaussian models. Southampton, UK, Southampton Statistical Sciences Research Institute, 21pp. (S3RI Methodology Working Papers, (M03/02) ).
Clarke, Paul S. and Smith, Peter W. F. (2003) Results on point and interval estimation for log-linear models with non-ignorable non-response. Southampton, UK, Southampton Statistical Sciences Research Institute, 16pp. (S3RI Methodology Working Papers, (M03/23) ).
Musinguzi, Polycarp and Smith, Peter (2000) Saving and borrowing in rural Uganda. Southampton, UK, University of Southampton, 20pp. (Discussion Papers in Economics and Econometrics, 0016).
Musinguzi, P. and Smith, P. (1998) Structural adjustment and poverty: a study of rural Uganda. Southampton, UK, University of Southampton (Discussion Papers in Economics and Econometrics, 9813).
Chin, A. and Smith, P. (1995) Car ownership and government policy: analysis and evaluation of Singapore's vehicle quota scheme. Southampton, UK, University of Southampton (Discussion Papers in Economics and Econometrics 9505).
Smith, P. and Wahba, J. (1994) The role of the state in economic development: an empirical investigation. Southampton, UK, University of Southampton (Discussion Papers in Economics and Econometrics, 9427).
Smith, P. and Ulph, A. (1993) The flexibility of national economies in response to the oil-price shocks. Southampton, University of Southampton, UK (Discussion Papers in Economics and Econometrics, 9322).
Smith, P. (1992) Women in the labour force: some aspects of gender inequality in human development. Southampton, UK, University of Southampton (Discussion Papers in Economics and Econometrics 9227).
 

Research

Research Interests

Economics of less-developed countries; poverty alleviation in Sub-Saharan Africa,Regional economic integration in ASEAN, structural change in LDC's. Editor of Economic Review.

Responsibilities

Peter is the University Director of Education as well as Associate Dean (Education and the Student Experience) for the Faculty of Social and Human Sciences.

Teaching Responsibilities

 Peter currently teaches development economics.  He has supervised 24 PhD students to successful completion.

Contact

Dr Peter Smith
School of Social Sciences
University of Southampton
Southampton
SO17 1BJ

Room Number: 58/3097