Dr Eyob Mulat-Weldemeskel

Eyob is a senior academic and management staff member within London Met’s Guildhall School of Business and Law, with a diverse range of academic and industry experience.

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Before joining the academic sector, Eyob worked as an instructor and mainstream senior researcher affiliated with national and international organisations. Many of these organisations are under the United Nation Development programmes. He conducted and took part in numerous research project, in collaboration with national and international technology development, research and dissemination. Many of these projects were funded by international accredited programmes. In addition, he previously worked in finance, technology, aviation and various other business sectors.

Eyob is currently researching the following topics economic, corporate social responsibility (CSR), energy economics, finance and socioeconomics. For modelling, Eyob uses a variety of econometrics, mathematics and  software. He writes dynamic models using programming languages such as MATLAB for Dynare. He regularly attends research conference in economics, socioeconomics, corporate social responsibility, financial accounting, data analytics, macroeconometrics and education areas.   

Eyob has studied across a wide range of disciplines, such as applied economics and econometrics, economic policy analysis, accounting, financial control, data analytics, corporate treasury, finance management, education, applied biology, mathematics and statistics, as well as other short- and long-term courses. He obtained his UG and PG qualifications with summa-cum-laude. He holds a PhD degree in Applied Economics, in addition to researching structural changes and financial frictions in the Monetary Transmission Mechanism (MTM). Throughout his studies and research career, Eyob was able to travel to and visit many countries. 

Currently Dr Eyob Mulat-Weldemeskel is Head of Strategic Management Department within London Met’s Guildhall School of Business and Law. Apart from his senior management responsibilities, he manages some of the highest subscribed of UG and PG courses across all subject areas within the school. Eyob also manages over 50 academic full-time staff and associate lecturers, leading the staff recruitment process in his subject area.

Eyob has worked a number of positions, such as senior researcher, head of research and extension, research coordinator, school lead for staff experience group, Research Ethics Review Panel (RERP) chair, Research Ethics Sub Committee (RESC) board member, Research Degrees Sub-Committee (RDSC) board member, head of research development and extension, lead editor, auditor and insurance training officer for the  (AID) Bank, course manager and head of socioeconomics department, to mention some.

Eyob works closely with the Dean of the school, head of student experience and academic outcome, heads of subject areas, school office manager, and many others. He attends school, university and sector level meetings regularly. Eyob has received several awards and research grants for training, technology development and research. Dr Eyob Mulat-Weldemeskel loves to engage with university staff, industry experts and students. He holds an on-going reputation of support towards both students and staff alike.


Eyob has taught at an undergraduate and postgraduate level for many years. In addition, he supervises PhD students with successful completions. His teaching areas focus on mathematics, statistics, business modelling, strategy, macro/micro econometrics, data analytics, quals and quants research methods, economic policy analysis, principle of finance, financial engineering, financial control and accounting, business law, information technology, software developments, marketing and project management. He has also taught biology, chemistry and physics in the past.

  • Effectiveness of environmental taxes and environmental stringent policies on CO2 emissions: the European experience. Environment, Development and Sustainability. Environ Dev Sustain (2022)
  • Foreign aid and tourism induced electricity consumption in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. Energy Economics Letter, (2022), 9 (1). pp. 20-26. ISSN 2308-2925
  • The moderating role of environmental tax and renewable energy in CO2 emissions in Latin America and Caribbean countries: evidence from method of moments quantile regression. Environmental Challenges, (2022), 6 (100412). pp. 1-13. ISSN 2667-0100
  • Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), service failures and recovery strategies for sustainable business: the case of Nigeria. Economic Insights - Trends and Challenges (1/2022). pp. 1-12. ISSN 2284-8584
  • A framework for assessing social acceptability of Industry 4.0 technologies for the development of digital manufacturing. Technological Forecasting and Social Change. (2022) ISSN 0040-1625, Volume 174, January 2022, 121217
  • A performance measurement model in risk environment: a decision-making framework. International Journal of Services and Operations Management. (2022) ISSN 1744-2389
  • Do environmental taxes and environmental stringency policies reduce CO2 emissions? Evidence from 7 emerging economies. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, (2021) 28. pp. 22392-22408. ISSN 0944-1344
  • Evolution of supply chain finance: a comprehensive review and proposed research directions with network clustering analysis. Sustainable Development, (2022) 30 (5). pp. 1343-1369. ISSN 1099-1719
  • Environmental policy stringency, renewable energy consumption and CO2 emissions: panel cointegration analysis for BRIICTS countries. International Journal of Green Energy, (2020), 17 (10). pp. 568-582. ISSN 1543-5083
  • Reporting Corporate Social Responsibility in corporate Africa: an exploratory study. International Journal of Business and Applied Science, (2019), 8 (2). pp. 72-92. ISSN 2165-8072

Publications in working progress:

  • Do remittances and globalisation drive obesity in Africa: new insights from Methods of Moments Quantile Regression (work completed, to be submitted either to Economics and Human Biology or The European Journal of Health Economics)
  • How Sustainable is Agenda 2063 of the African Union? Taking an Independent View (Joint paper). Prepared and presented at the 5th International Conference on CSR, Sustainability, Ethics & Governance “Responsible Business in a Changing World” June 27-29, 2018)
  • Military expenditure and economic Growth: a revisit using bootstrap causality test for African countries. (to be submitted to Journal of Policy Modelling)
  • Military expenditure and income inequality in Latin American countries: A panel cointegration analysis. (to be submitted to Defence and Peace Economics)
  • Environmental stringent policies and renewables: OECD and BRIICS (Brazil, Russia, India, Indonesia and South Africa) compared (paper in working progress)
  • Energy efficiency and environmental stringency policies: OECD and BRIICS compared (paper in working progress).
  • The role of Financial Frictions in the UK Monetary Transmission Mechanism, (Presented in Macroeconomics Research Seminar, in working progress for publication)
  • Financial Factors in Economic Fluctuation in a New Keynesian DSGE model (Based on Lawrence Christiano, Roberto Motto, and Massimo Rostagno, Working Paper, 2010), paper reviewed and presented at the Macro Economics Research seminar, LMU and CASS BS
  • Introducing Credit Market Frictions into the Standard New Keynesian DSGE model (Based on Ben S. Bernanke, Mark Gertler and Simon Gilchrist, 1999), paper reviewed and presented at the Macro Economics Research seminar
  • DSGE model with and without Financial Accelerator Mechanism for the US data (Based on Smets and Wouters, 2003, 2007), paper reviewed and presented at the Macro Economic Research seminar

Dr Eyob Mulat-Weldemeskel
Head of Strategic Management Department (Subject Area)
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