Director, Research Department
Ali Choudhary graduated from Kinston University in 1996 with a First Class honours degree in Economics with Politics and Languages with a distinction in spoken French and was also awarded the Jonathan Cromptom Memorial Prize. He received MSc and PhD, both in Economics, from Birkbeck College, University of London 1997 and 2001. He has lectured various courses at Birkbeck as a Part-time teacher during his PhD. He has also served as a consultant to the European Commission and the World Bank before moving to the University of Surrey in 2001. Ali’s research contributes to three areas in economics: Macroeconomics, Labour Economics (in particular Executive Compensation) and the Economics of Happiness.