Dr Abubakar Hassan


Economics, School of Business

Abubakar Hassan
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I am Abubakar Hassan, a Lecturer in Economics at the School of Business, University of Dundee. I hold a PhD in Energy Economics from the Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law & Policy (CEPMLP) at the University of Dundee. My research interests cut across climate change, energy transition, energy price volatility, competition, and market regulation. I am also a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA).

Areas of expertise

  • Time series econometrics
  • Advanced microeconomics
  • Macroeconomics and applied policy
  • Mathematics for economists
  • Competition and market regulation
  • Energy/financial economics


I have published several articles in peer-reviewed journals, including Environmental Science and Pollution Research, International Journal of Agricultural Resources, Governance and Ecology, and Journal of Economic and Management Perspectives.

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I have over a decade of teaching experience at both undergraduate and postgraduate level at the University of Dundee, Federal University Dutse in Nigeria, and Eastern Mediterranean University in Cyprus. The courses I have taught include advanced microeconomics, macroeconomics and applied policy, mathematics for economists, operations research, competition and market regulation, big data analytics for business transformation, professional development for economists, among others.

Current Modules I am taking and assisting with at the University of Dundee include: