Stephen Billington

    Mr Stephen Billington

    Postgraduate research student

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    Particulars

    PhD Title: Innovation and Incentives in British Economic History

    Email: sbillington01@qub.ac.uk

    Supervisors: Dr Chris Colvin and Dr Christopher Coyle

     

    Research Statement

    Stephen Billington is studying for a PhD in Economics at Queen's Management School. His research focuses on innovation, particularly on how institutional change shapes the incentives governing inventive behaviour in economic history.

    Stephen is also a research student at the Queen's University Centre for Economic History.

     

    Research Interests

    Innovation, Invention, Machine Learning, Patents, Patent Classication, Taxonomy, Economic History

     

    Achievements and Distinctions

    Stephen holds a BSc in Economics with First Class Honours, and a MSc in Economics with Distinction, both from Queen's University Belfast. He was awarded a DfE Studentship to study for a PhD in Economics at Queen's Management School.

    Stephen won the PACEC Prize for 'Best MSc Economics Dissertation'.

     

    Teaching

    Tutor for Principles of Economics (ECO1001), 2017

    Tutor for EXCEL and VBA (FIN2020), 2017

    Tutor for Economic History (ECO3020), 2018

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