- Primary position:
- Professorial Fellow in Economics
- Other positions:
- University Director of Education (Curriculum Innovation), seconded to the VC's Office
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.
The University of Southampton's electronic library (e-prints)
Conference or Workshop Item
Work on curriculum design and innovation; development of electronic learning and teaching materials and textbooks for pre-University and undergraduate students
Peter is University Director of Education, formerly leading on curriculum innovation and education strategy now leading on aspects of quality assurance and enhancement.
Peter currently teaches development economics. He has supervised 24 PhD students to successful completion.
Professor Peter Smith
School of Social Sciences
University of Southampton
Room Number: 58/3003