Prof. Dr. John Adams

Professor Adams is Associated Senior Consultant of DIAS.

Adams studied at the Universities of Paisley and Glasgow and graduated with a degree in Public Policy and a PhD in manpower planning. He has worked in East Africa at the University of Dar es Salaam Research Bureau, and in Mauritius, South Africa and Hong Kong. Currently Professor Adams is the Director of the China-EU Research Centre based at Napier University in Edinburgh. He has published widely in the field of economics in both national and international academic journals, is the co-author of several textbooks and an external examiner at the Universities of Dundee and Hong Kong.  Professor Adams is the Programme Leader at Napier University for the MSc in Investment Promotion and Economic Development.

Professor Adams has also undertaken consultancy assignments for a wide range of public and private sector organisations in the UK. He is currently a visiting Professor at three universities in China. His research is mainly focused on economic development and the effect of labour market changes on the process of development.


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