Dr. Paul D. Cowell

3B58 Cottrell Building

Stirling Management School

University of Stirling





I am a lecturer in the Economics Division of the Stirling Management School at the University of Stirling. where I am the co-director of Undergraduate studies. I am passionate about higher education in both my research and my teaching.

My PhD in Economics was awarded by the University of Stirling in 2018.

Thesis: "Three Essays in the Economics of Higher Education"

I am a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA), and I have a Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (PGCert LTHE). I am applying for Senior Fellowship in 19/20.

University of Stirling RATE Award WINNER (Teaching Excellence) 2019

Teaching Impact Award WINNER 2019

My research areas are the economics of higher education, labour economics, behavioural economics, and the economics of languages (including bilingualism). I am particularly interested in analysing policies through natural experiments and estimating treatment effects.