Alex Squires

Alex Squires


Personal profile



I have worked as a Lecturer (Teaching and Scholarship) in Economics at the University of Manchester since 2021. My role focuses on the delivery and development of Small Group Teaching. I am also interested in the use of technology in Large Group settings.

I am course director of ECON10061 'Introductory Mathematics' and Programme Director of the BSc Economics degree.

I am an Associate of the Economics Network, an academic organisation devoted to improving the teaching and learning of economics in universities. I am also the organiser of the School of Social Sciences' Teaching and Learning Seminar Series.

I received my PhD in Economics from the University of Manchester (2020). My PhD thesis focused on the link between Income Inequality and Charitable donations.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, PhD (Economics), 2020, University of Manchester