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Dr Getinet Haile

BA (Addis Ababa), MSc (Nottingham), PhD (Nottingham), Fellow of the HEA (Higher Educational Academy)
Associate Professor in Industrial Economics

Department: Industrial Economics
Centre/Institute: ARG
Tel: +44 (0) 115 7484078
Location: B32 (South Building, Jubilee Campus)

Getinet Haile is the Director of the Nottingham University Business School PhD Programmes and an Associate Professor in Industrial Economics. He joined the school in 2012. Previously, he held various academic and research positions in the UK, Germany, Kenya, and his native Ethiopia. He is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and maintains Research Fellowship with the IZA-Institute of Labor Economics (Bonn/Germany) and an Associate Research Fellowship with the Chair of Econometrics at the University of Mannheim (Germany). He has completed several research projects for the ESRC, DWP and the UN-WFP, among others. He has maintained several professional memberships, including with the American Economic Association, the Royal Economic Society, the Society of Labor Economists (SOLE) and the European Association of Labour Economists (EALE). He has published in some of the leading journals including Labour Economics, British Journal of Industrial Relations, and Social Science and Medicine. His research has appeared in several media outlets including BBC Radio 4, The Conversation, Forbes Magazine, and DW Radio. Currently he is the module convenor for Topics in Labour and Personnel Economics (Year 2) and Behavioural Economics and Finance (Year 3). He has served the School in various administrative roles in the past, including as an Admission Tutor, as School Disability Liaison Officer and Exams Officer.

Areas of Expertise
Labour Economics, Industrial Relations, Applied Econometrics, Development Economics.


The following lists my publications from 2014 to the present day.

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Getinet has been the module convenor for the following modules:
Topics in Labour and Personnel Economics (UG, Year 2),
Behavioural Economics and Finance (UG, Year 3),
Financial Econometrics (MSc), and
Topics in Advanced Econometrics (PhD)

Getinet is module convenor of the following module(s):


Behavioural Economics and Finance (BUSI3038)

Details of all modules can be found on MyNottingham

Dr. Haile has a range of research interests in areas of applied econometrics, labour economics, industrial relations, empirical IO, development economics. As part of a research consortium, Dr. Haile has recently completed an ESRC grant for a three-year project investigating the health and wellbeing implications of extending working lives. He is a Fellow of the IZA-Institute of Labor Economics in Bonn and maintains an Associate Research Fellowship with the Chair of Econometrics at the University of Mannheim where he was based prior to joining the School. His research has appeared in several media outlets including in BBC Radio 4, Forbes Magazine, The Conversation and DW Radio.

Getinet is currently supervising the following Research Students:

Farid Gadirli
School Administrative Roles
Director of Doctoral Programmes

School and University Committee Memberships
Research & Knowledge Exchange Committee (Formerly RD) 2023 PhD Programme Director
Research Ethics Committee (NUBS REC) 2023 Ethics Committee Member (ex Oficio)
School Teaching and Learning Committee 2023


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