Dr Nasir Aminu

Senior 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 interests include: Business cycles, energy prices and growth; Modelling and testing macroeconomic models; Economics education – active learning and constructivism



1.        Aminu, N. (2019). 'Energy Prices Volatility and the United Kingdom: Evidence from a Dynamic Stochastic       General Equilibrium Model.' Energy Journal, 172: 487-497. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2019.01.092

2.       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

3.       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