Dr Nasir Aminu

Lecturer in Economics and Finance​

Department: Accounting, Economics and Finance
Telephone No:  +44(0)29 2041 7177
Email: naminu@cardiffmet.ac.uk

Dr Aminu is a macroeconomist who received his PhD from Cardiff University.  His PhD thesis is on models of energy in the United Kingdom.  His undergraduate degree is a BSc Economics.  At postgraduate level, he holds an MSc Economics and MSc International Economics, Banking and Finance.

He is currently the Programme Director of all Economics programmes at Cardiff School of Management and is also the Collaborative Partnership Field Group Chair for Economics.

He joined Cardiff School of Management at the beginning of the 2015-2016 academic year as a Lecturer in Economics and Finance.  Since joining the University, he has taught a variety of modules at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.  He currently teaches Macroeconomics, Public Policy and Economic History at undergraduate level.  Prior to working at Cardiff School of Management, he worked as a Teaching Associate at Cardiff University where he still works as a part time Lecturer.


His research focuses on business cycles, economic growth; how energy prices and money influence both cycles and growth.



  1. Aminu, N. (2017). 'Evaluation of a DSGE model of energy in the United Kingdom using stationary data.' Computational Economics. DOI 10.1007/s10614.017.9657.9
  2. Aminu, N., Meenagh, D. and Minford, P. (2017) 'The role of energy prices in the Great Recession- A Two-Sector Real Business Cycle (RBC) Model of Energy in United Kingdom with Unfiltered Data.' Energy Economics. DOI 10.1016/j.eneco.2018.01.030