I am a Ph.D Economics student at Lancaster University studying applied microeconomics and specialising in economic issues surrounding gambling and addictive behaviour.
Current Teaching: Econ101 - Principles of Economics
My outward research activities
Research in the Media
Conferences and Seminars:
Publications and Working Papers
"Investigating the hot hand hypothesis: An application to European football.", Simmons, R. and Wheeler, R. In "The Economics of Sports Betting", Rodriguez, P., Humphreys, B.R., and Simmons, R., 2017, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham.
Works in progress
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Economics 2014 - 2017
Economic and Social Research Council CASE Award (tuition fees and stipend), 2014 - 2017
2014-2016 - Econ 101: Principles of Economics.
PhD student representative, Graduate College Pool Team A
MEcon (hons) Economics 2010 - 2014
Modules: Advanced Microeconomics, Advanced Macroeconomics, Applied Microeconomics, Applied Macroeconomics, Econometrics, Behavioural Economics, Labour Economics, Behavioural Finance, Industrial Organisation, International Economics, International Business, Financial Economics
Activities: SIFE (Students in Free Enterprise), Economics Society, Bailrigg FM Presenter
A-Level Economics, Business, Mathematics 2008 - 2010
AS-Level Physics, Chemistry 2008-2009
Activities: Shares4Schools North-West Regional Winner (2010)
Graduate Teaching Assistant
May 2014 – Sep 2014
Royal Bank of Scotland
Jul 2013 – Aug 2013