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Dr Robert Young

BSc (Nottingham), PhD (Nottingham)
Assistant Professor in Industrial Economics

Division: Industrial Economics and Finance
E-mail: Robert.Young@nottingham.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0) 115 9515272
Location: A33b (North Building, Jubilee Campus)

Rob Young has a BSc in mathematics and economics and a PhD in econometrics, both from the University of Nottingham in the 1970s. In the 1990s he did some postgraduate study in law at Nottingham Trent University. From 1978 to 1984 he was a lecturer in the School of Economics at Nottingham University. He then spent the next 17 years as a consultant and a trader in the foreign exchange markets, based in Nottingham, London, Jersey and Bermuda, and managing foreign exchange dealing lines of up to $600 million.

He returned to the University on Nottingham in 2001 and is now a lecturer in industrial economics. Rob's principal teaching interest is in the area of law and economics and he has postgraduate research students in the areas of financial markets and cultural tourism. His own research interests range from causing in the context of the economic analysis of law, through to mathematical modelling of character structure and plot in the English language novel.

Research Interests
Applied econometrics, especially time series analysis; Financial markets: fund allocation, microeconomics of foreign exchange markets; Law and economics: economic crime, negligence, causality and causation; Applied ethics, wrongfulness and causing. Entrepreneurship, knowledge transfer; Risk: non-EUT, risk and responsibility.

Administrative Roles
UNNC Undergraduate Exchange Tutor
I am module convenor of the following modules:


Undergraduate

Law and Economics (N13437)
 

Publications prior to 2005



Publications prior to 2005

Journal Articles

Young, R.; Faure, M.; Fenn, P. (2004), "Causality and Causation in Tort Law", International Review of Law and Economics, Vol.24 (4), pp.507-523.



Conferences

Fernandez-Young, A.; Moon, J.; Young, R. 2004, "The UK Corporate Social Responsibility Consultancy Industry: A Phenomenological Approach", at SCSR Workshops of the Journal of Management Studies, April, Chicago.

Fernandez-Young, A.; Young, R. 2003, "An Axiomatic Approach to Knowledge Stocks and Transfer with an Application to Entrepreneurship", in the proceedings of the Third Hawaii International Conference on Business.

Fernandez-Young, A.; Young, R. 2003, "Corporate Social Responsibility: The Effects of the Federal Corporate Sentencing Guidelines on a Representative Self-Interested Corporation", at Hawaii International Conference on Business, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Fernandez-Young, A.; Young, R. 2002, "The Demand for Holidays as Events in Quantised Processes", in the proceedings of the Second Hawaii International Conference on Business.



Discussion Papers

Fernandez-Young, A.; Moon, J.; Young, R. 2003, "The UK Corporate Social Responsibility consultancy industry: a phenomenological approach", ICCSR Research Papers Series.

Fernandez-Young, A.; Young, R. 2003, "Corporate Social Responsibility: The Effects of the Federal Corporate Sentencing Guidelines on a Representative Self-Interested Corporation", International Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility Discussion Paper, University of Nottingham.

Fernandez-Young, A.; Young, R. 2002, "The Demand for Holidays as Events in Quantised Processes", Christel DeHaan Tourism and Travel Research Institute Discussion Paper.



Publications from 2005 to the present day

Journal Articles

Clave, S.A.; Cortes Jimenez, I.; Saladie, O.; Fernandez Young, A.; Young, R. (2014), "How different are tourists who decide to travel to a mature destination because of the existence of a low cost carrier route?", Journal of Air Transport Management, pp. 1-6.

Fernandez-Young, A.; Young, R.; Parkin, J.; Diamond, A. (2010), "Assessing the Economic Impact of Culture in English Market Towns: a Causal Chain Approach", Tourism Economics, Vol.16 (4), pp. 925-951.

Fernandez-Young, A.; Young, R. (2008), "Measuring the Effects of Film and Television on Tourism to Screen Locations: A Theoretical and Empirical Perspective", Journal of Travel and Tourism Marketing, Vol.24(2-3), pp. 195-212.

Young, R.; Faure, M.; Fenn, P.; Willis, J. (2007), "Multiple Tortfeasors: An Economic Analysis", Review of Law and Economics, Vol.3 (1), pp.Article 7.

Young, R.; Faure, M.; Fenn, P. (2006), "Defences in Negligence Implications for Tortfeasor Care", International Review of Law and Economics, Vol.26 (1), pp. 67-87.



Conferences

Fernandez-Young, A.; Young, R. 2009, "Our Mutual Spy who came in from Casablanca", at Arts and Humanities Faculty Research Seminar, University of Northampton, March.

Fernandez-Young, A.; Young, R. 2009, "The Character Structure of Dicken's Novels: Evidence of Development and Innovation", at 14th Annual Dickens Symposium, August.

Fernandez-Young, A.; Young, R. 2008, "Locating the actus reus in the causal chain", at Seminar at the University of Sassari Economics Department, Sardinia, June.

Fernandez-Young, A.; Young, R. 2008, "The character structure of Great Expectations: a graph theory approach to analysis", at 13th Annual Dickens Symposium, Kingston University, Surry, July.

Fernandez-Young, A.; Young, R. 2007, "Discovering the ordinary meaning of words in surveys: a formal theory and application", at DICOEN IV, Discourse Communication and the Enterprise Conference, Nottingham University, August.

Fernandez-Young, A.; Young, R.; Adedeji, T. 2007, "Convincing small groups: a theory and simulation results", at DICOEN IV, Discourse, Communication and the Enterprise Conference, Nottingham University, August.

Fernandez-Young, A.; Young, R. 2006, "Old Product Development: Authenticity in Dickensian Fiction", at Academy of Marketing Conference, London, July.

Fernandez-Young, A.; Young, R. 2006, "Authenticity in Dickensian Fiction", at 2006 Dickens Symposium, Queens University Belfast, August.

Fernandez-Young, A.; Young, R. 2006, "Measuring the Effects of Film and Television on Tourism to Screen Locations: A Theoretical and Empirical Perspective", at International Conference on Impact of Movies and Television on Tourism, Hong Kong, China, September, Best paper award.

Fernandez-Young, A.; Young, R. 2005, "Developing Rural Tourism: a phenomenological and economic approach to destination constituents", at 3rd Tourism Research Meeting held at GEREM, Faculte de Droit at des Sciences Economiques, Ecole Superieur de Gestion, CFC Marrakesh, Morocco, November.

Fernandez-Young, A.; Young, R. 2005, "Dance Tourism: Authenticity and Participation", in the proceedings of the Recent Tourism Research Developments Conference, Faculty of Economics, University of Algarve, October.

 

 

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