J James Reade
University of Birmingham
J. James Reade is a Lecturer in the Department of Economics at the University of Birmingham. He gained his B.A. in Economics from the University of Durham in 2002 and his M.Phil in Economics from the University of Oxford in 2004. He successfully defended his D.Phil thesis on modelling and forecasting non-stationary economic data in June 2007 also at the University of Oxford, and his current research mixes theoretical and applied econometrics. He is interested in the impact of modelling strategy on the outcomes of empirical work and has attempted to gain first hand experience on this, working empirically in fields as diverse as behavioural finance, monetary economics and sports economics. He has also spent stints at Cambridge Econometrics, and carries out regular consultancy work for Timberlake Consultants.