Dr Tim Burnett

Division: Financial Studies

Location: Room 0.16, Hen Goleg

Telephone: 01248 388393

Email: t.burnett@bangor.ac.uk


Lecturer in Economics

Dr Burnett was appointed as Lecturer in Economics in January 2015. He has an active research agenda in applied and theoretical Industrial Economics, with a specialisation in the study of high-tech and innovative industries. He also maintains research interests in competition in healthcare markets.

Tim previously held the position of teaching Associate at the University of Bristol and has substantial experience in the teaching of microeconomic, applied, and quantitative economics modules. He also worked as a competition economist for Monitor, the UK sector regulator for healthcare, and also worked in the financial sector prior to completion of his PhD.

Tim has links with a number of charitable wider participation organisations, and is involved in a number of initiatives to encourage involvement in higher education.


PhD (Economics), University of East Anglia

MSc Industrial Economics, University of East Anglia

BA Economics, University of Newcastle upon Tyne

Research Interests

The economics of high-tech industries, vertical relations, innovation and diffusion, networks, bundling and switching, and intellectual property rights.

Competition in healthcare markets.

Working Papers

Burnett, T. (2014): “The Impact of Service Bundling on Consumer Switching Behaviour”, CMPO Working Paper 14/321, University of Bristol, UK (http://www.bristol.ac.uk/cmpo/publications/papers/2014/abstract321.html)


Undergraduate Teaching

Quantitative Methods (ASB-1101/ADB-1101)