Discipline Head of Economics
School of Economics, Finance and Marketing
College of Business
Dr de Silva is an applied economist/econometrician specialising in the analysis of the housing sector, household credit & financial markets, regional (including cultural) economies as well as government policy. He has published papers in leading international and domestic academic journals.
Ashton has a strong record of engagement which includes conducting research in partnership with industry as well as being commissioned by private and public sector entities to lead specialised investigations.