University of Nottingham
Sourafel Girma is currently Professor of Industrial Economics at the University of Nottingham. His research interests and expertise lie in the area applied microeconometrics with special focus on firm level adjustment to the process of globalisation and international industrial organisation. He has several articles in international research outlets, including Journal of Econometrics, Journal of International Economics, Journal of Industrial Economics, World Bank Economic Review and European Economic Review.
He has obtained research awards from, among others, the ESRC, European Union and the Department of Trade and Industry. He has also been active in the field of knowledge transfer and policy advice, with consultancy works for the UK government’s Department of Trade and Industry, UK Trade and Investment and the Treasury. Furthermore, he worked for a number of years as the econometric advisor to the Strategic Analysis, Modelling and Research Team at HM Revenue and Customs. Sourafel’s research output has enjoyed several media appearances.