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 Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a macroeconomist who received his PhD from Cardiff University.  He also holds a Master of Science degree in Economics and in International Economics, Banking and Finance.

He is currently the Programme Director of all Economic programmes at Cardiff School of Management and the collaborative provision Field Group Chair of Economics.

He joined Cardiff School of Management at the beginning of 2015/16 session.  Since joining this 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 this 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