Dr John Whittaker
EconomicsThe Management School
After an earlier career in business, John Whittaker obtained a PhD in Nuclear Physics before joining the academic world as an Economist in the 1980s. He taught for several years at the University of Cape Town and has held visiting positions at City University Business School and Nottingham University.
Dr Whittaker's research and teaching experience includes monetary policy, money and banking, macroeconomics and financial economics. Among his publications are papers in the fields of alternative monetary regimes and mathematical economics.
He is currently interested in sovereign debt problems in the eurozone, the response of policy and regulation to the financial crisis and the recession, and securitised instruments.
From 2004 to 2009 he was a Member of the European Parliament for the North West region, representing the UK Independence Party.
BA (Econ) Cape Town, BSc (Physics) London, PhD (Physics) Cape Town
Personal website: http://www.lancs.ac.uk/staff/whittaj1/
Econ 404; Mngt 571; MBA: International Money and Banking
- Central bank-bought government debt is still government debt
Steele, G. & Whittaker, J. 27/06/2013
- Eurosystem debts, Greece, and the role of banknotes
Whittaker, J. 14/11/2011
- Intra-eurosystem debts
Whittaker, J. 30/03/2011
- The Gulf currency: lessons from the Euro
Whittaker, J. 03/2010 Gulf One Lancaster Centre for Economic Research. 8 p.
- What will happen to the Euro?
Whittaker, J. & Connolly, B. 2003 In: Economic Affairs. 23, 1, p. 66-71. 6 p.