Dr Jun Hou - Programme Leader
Jun Hou is a Senior Lecturer in Economics at Lincoln International Business School. Jun was previously a research officer (Post-doc) at the Department of International Development (QEH), University of Oxford. He engaged in several EC and ESRC funded projects, focusing on MNEs, FDI, innovation and development issues in developing countries. Jun also worked in several international organisations including the Overseas Development Institute, London (ODI) and The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).School Staff List Make an Enquiry
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At Lincoln International Business School, our aim is to deliver excellent research which benefits businesses and policy-makers while at the same time deepening understanding and contributing to our teaching.
To do so we engage actively with a wide array of collaborative partners drawn from other universities, business, non-profit, government, and non-government organisations across the world.
Our research is organised primarily around six research groups which draw together staff from across disciplinary boundaries within the School. These groups are:
To find out more, please visit Lincoln International Business School research pages.
Lincoln International Business School has an experienced team of staff, which is made up of academically and professionally qualified lecturers with relevant industrial experience and finance experts with wide research interests.
The Business School hosts a series of visiting speakers each year. As part of the School, students will have the opportunity to learn from industry experts. Previous speakers have included representatives from organisations such as Deloitte, Santander, HSBC, Innocent, The Institute of Internal Auditors and Sir David Tweedie (ex-Chairman of the IASB).
Students also have the chance to build their skills and knowledge further with extra-curricular activities such as joining a society, volunteering or becoming a Student Ambassador.
As part of your global education at the Lincoln International Business School, we are offering students the opportunity to undertake funded international trips to exciting overseas destinations. Postgraduate students have the opportunity to travel to destinations in the UK, Europe, the USA, and the United Arab Emirates.
These field trips combine academic study with first-hand experiences of language, culture, and industry, allowing you to put theory into practice. We've designed themes specifically for postgraduate students that align with learning areas such as Industry (4.0), Financial Services, and Visitor Economy.
Find out more about our 100 funded field trip places for students.
MSc International Business Economics is designed to help students develop a set of skills and subject knowledge to compete effectively in the domestic and international labour markets as a professional economist.
Future career opportunities include roles in government, international organisations, banks, or private sectors such as economic consultancies. The advanced and quantitative aspects of the programme also equip students with a solid foundation for research-oriented roles at research institutions or progressing to PhD programmes.
Lincoln International Business School works with students and organisations to enhance the contribution of business to society. For students, that means developing their business skills and knowledge to improve their career readiness.
The University of Lincoln is a member of AACSB, a global nonprofit association connecting educators, students, and businesses to achieve a common goal: to create the next generation of great leaders. Find out more.
Find out more about how postgraduate study can help further your career, develop your knowledge, or even prepare you to start your own business at one of our postgraduate events.Find out More
Knowledge across a range of disciplines is required by students looking to understand business operations in an international context.
Management at Lincoln incorporates a range of innovative learning activities to develop leadership, decision-making, and problem-solving skills.
Combining the theory of international relations and development studies with core management and organisational skills.