Prof Sheila Dow is Emeritus Professor of Economics at the University of Stirling, Scotland, and Director of the Stirling Centre for Economic Methodology (SCEME). She was a special advisor on monetary policy to the UK Treasury Select Committee 2001-10. She worked previously as an economist with the Bank of England and the Government of Manitoba. She has published in the areas of methodology, the history of economic thought (especially Hume, Smith and Keynes), money and banking, and regional finance. Recent books include Economic Methodology: An Inquiry, A History of Scottish Economic Thought, Routledge, co-edited with Alexander Dow, and Open Economics, co-edited with Richard Arena and Matthias Klaes.
Prof Sheila Dow