Barry Harrison is a graduate of Nottingham and Sheffield Universities. He has held teaching appointments at the Universities of Sheffield, Liverpool John Moores and Loughborough. He has also given lectures at the LSE and is currently at Nottingham Business School. He has a wealth of experience of teaching Economics on undergraduate and postgraduate courses. To date he has lectured on post-graduate courses in the UK, the Netherlands, Germany, France, Azerbaijan, Estonia and Russia. He is currently Visiting Professor at the European University at St Petersburg and has worked as a consultant for the National Institute for Management of the Economy in Baku, Azerbaijan and the Training Board of the Clothing and Allied Products Industry.
He has also appeared on programmes broadcast by Carlton TV and BBC Radio. He has published and edited over forty books and has published more than eighty articles on various aspects of Economics. His current research interests focus primarily on capital markets, finance and macroeconomic issues. His recent publications have appeared in the Journal of Forecasting, Economics Letters, Applied Financial Economics, Economic Issues, Emerging Markets Finance and Trade and Applied Economics Letters.