Staff Profile

Judith Piggott

Principal Lecturer for Student Experience

Department of Business and Management

Location:  N405, Wheatley

Telephone:  +44 (0) 1865 485932

E-mail:  jmpiggott@brookes.ac.uk


 About Judith

After working for a number of years in industry and local government, Judith went back into education. She took her first degree in Economics at Cambridge University in 1986 where she was awarded the Price Waterhouse Prize in Economics. In the following year, again at Cambridge, she gained an M Phil in Economics. Before joining the staff at Oxford Brookes University in 1989 she taught at University of Northampton. She is a member of the Institute for Learning and Teaching.

Judith is Principal Lecturer Student Experience and teaches on a variety of modules in the Business and Management Department. At present she leads a module on the Business of Sport and Entertainment and co-leads the module International Business Context.

Research interests focus on pedagogic research especially the use of drama to teach business skills.

 Research

Judith's interest lie mainly in the area of International Economics and her specific interest is in trade disputes and the WTO. She also has a burgeoning interest in the Economics of Sport and Entertainment.

RECENT PUBLICATIONS/WORK

J Piggott and M Cook (eds) (1999) International Business Economics: A European Perspective, Longmans, 2nd edition

A chapter on the "WTO Dispute Settlement System - how well is it working?" in "Globalisation, Regionalism and Economic Growth" edited by Prof. P Arestis, Dr J McCombie and Dr M Baddeley, Edward Elgar - to be published. (This paper was presented to a conference of similar title at Downing College, Cambridge April 2002)

"Anatomy of a Trade Dispute" on the banana trade dispute published in Teaching Business and Economics,

Presented papers on "Protectionism in Agriculture", "The Banana Trade War" and "The Beef Hormone Dispute" at the Summer School on the Common Agricultural Policy at Siena University in August 2000.

 Other publications including books, book chapters and reports

  • Piggott, J. and Cook, M. (2006) 'International Business Economics: A European Perspective', Palgrave Macmillan: Basingstoke, ISBN 1-4039-4219-6.

  • Piggott, J. and Cook, M. (2006) 'The Changing Nature of International Business', in Piggott, J. and Cook, M., ed. ', , International Business Economics: A European Perspective, pp. 5-31, Palgrave Press: : Basingstoke, ISBN 13:978-1-4039-4219-7.

  • Piggott, J. (2006) 'International Trade', in Piggott, J. and Cook, M., ed. ', , International Business Economics: A European Perspective, pp. 32-57, Palgrave Press: : Basingstoke, ISBN 13:978-1-4039-4219-7.

  • Piggott, J. (2006) 'The Protection of Trade', in Piggott, J. and Cook, M., ed. ', , International Business Economics: A European Perspective, pp. 58-88, Palgrave Press: : Basingstoke, ISBN 13:978-1-4039-4219-7.

  • Sezer, H. and Piggott, J. (2006) 'Economic Integration', in Piggott, J. and Cook, M., ed. ', , International Business Economics: A European Perspective, pp. 89-123, Palgrave Press: : Basingstoke, ISBN 13:978-1-4039-4219-7.

  • Piggott, J. and Kilmister, A. (2006) 'Foreign Exchange markets', in Piggott, J. and Cook, M., ed. ', , International Business Economics: A European Perspective, pp. 124-156, Palgrave Press: : Basingstoke, ISBN 13:978-4039-4219-7.

  • Piggott, J. (2003) 'How Well is the WTO Dispute Settlement System Working?', in Arestis, P., Badderley, M. and McCombie, J., ed. ', , Globalisation, Regionalism and Economic Activity, pp. 80-97, Edward Elgar: : Cheltenham, ISBN 1-84376-103-3.

  • Piggott, J. and Cook, M. (1999) 'International Business Economics - from a European Perspective', Longman: Harlow, ISBN 0-582-305802.

  • Kilmister, A. and Piggott, J. (1996) 'The financial crisis in Scandinavia, Ed., : , vol. , no. 3, pp. , January, ISBN 1-8605-0012-9.

  •  Conferences

  • Piggott, J. (2011) 'Peer Assessment in Economics'. Paper presented at the Developments in Economics Education Conference, London, September.

  • Piggott, J. (2002) 'Does the WTO dispute settlement system work?'. Paper presented at the Globalization, Regionalism and Economic Growth Conference, Cambridge, April.

  • Piggott, J. (1996) 'The Scandinavia financial crisis 1990-2'. Paper presented at the Economics Society, Downing College, Cambridge, November.

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