Dr Russell Smith 
Dr Russell Smith Dr Russell Smith
Senior Lecturer in Economics
Accounting, Economics and Finance
Room No: O1.36a
Telephone No: +44(0)29 2041 6367
Email Address: rsmith@cardiffmet.ac.uk 

Russell joined UWIC in April 1992 and has taught international economics; economics and related programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate levels across a variety of degree and sub-degree courses.  Russell's specific research interests include long wave theory and, more recently, the political economy of the social economy and economic regeneration. A principal focus of the research into the social economy involves the unification of theory and practice across the social science disciplines. 

With other colleagues in the Cardiff School of Management, Russell helped in the establishment of the Welsh Institute for Research into Co-operatives (now Cardiff Institute for Co-operative Studies). As a continuing active member of CICS, he has collaborated on a number of research projects, conference papers and publications.