Prof Nicholas Perdikis

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Professor Nicholas Perdikis is an international business economist who graduated from Cardiff University. After post graduate work he went to London to work in the City before moving on to Aberystwyth. He is also a Research Associate at the Estey Centre for Law and Economics in International Trade, Saskatoon, Canada. He has acted as a consultant to the United Nations Committee for Trade and Development (UNCTAD). Recently he worked on a Foreign and Commonwealth Office project examining the implications of the proposed free trade agreement between the EU and India on the trade of both the UK and India. His current teaching commitments cover International Trade and Trade Policy, International Business, the Business Cycle and the Business Environment.

His long standing interest in international trade issues has generated considerable research output. A principal theme running through his work has been the way international regulation interacts and impinges on trade. In particular he has examined this in the context of exporting, international investment, the role and behaviour of multinational companies, consumer issues and international economic institutions. Several journal articles, chapters and books have been written on these subjects.

A further aspect of his work has dealt with the European Union in particular issues of accession and bilateral trade relations (ASEAN, India, Canada) and their effect on business and exporting. Again several journal articles, books chapters, books and reports have appeared on these issues.
Several publications have also been devoted to trade issues of interest to Middle Eastern and African countries. Themes covered include trade policy and exports, trade relations with the EU and the role of multinational companies.



Modelling the Economic Impact of Brexit on the Welsh EconomyKhorana, S. & Perdikis, N. 2018 National Assembly for Wales. 41 p.
Food and Drink SME Internationalisation: Comparing Wales and BrittanyBowen, R., Henley, A., Low, T. & Perdikis, N. 2016
Knowledge Recipients, Acquisition Mechanisms, and Knowledge Transfer at Japanese Subsidiaries: An Empirical Study in ChinaJasimuddin, S. M., Li, J. & Perdikis, N. 2015 In : Thunderbird International Business Review.57, 6, p. 463-479
Global economies of scale in the EU-India trade agreement: are they the key to a return to economic growth?Khorana, S., Perdikis, N. & Kerr, W. A. 2015 In : Asia Europe Journal.13, 1, p. 41-5515 p.
Linkage between geographic space and knowledge transfer by multinational enterprises: a structural equation approachJasimuddin, S. M., Li, J. & Perdikis, N. 2015 In : Annals of Regional Science.54, 3, p. 769-795
Information control, role perceptions, and work outcomes of boundary-spanning frontline managersRigopoulou, I., Theodosiou, . M., Katsikea, . E. & Perdikis, N. 2012 In : Journal of Business Research.65, 5, p. 626-6338 p.
The Battle over the EU's Proposed Humanitarian Trade Preferences for Pakistan: A Case Study in Multifaceted ProtectionismKhorana, S., Yeung, M. T., Kerr, W. A. & Perdikis, N. 2012 In : Journal of World Trade.46, 1, p. 33-5926 p.
'The Battle over the EU’s Proposed Humanitarian Trade Preferences for Pakistan: A Case Study in Multifaceted Protectionism'Khorana, S., Yeung, M. T., Kerr, W. A. & Perdikis, N. 2012 In : Journal of World Trade.46, 1, p. 33-59
The effects of organizational structure and job characteristics on export sales managers' job satisfaction and organizational commitmentKatsikea, . E., Theodosiou, . M., Perdikis, N. & Kehagias, J. 2011 In : Journal of World Business.46, 2, p. 221-233
EU-India Free Trade Agreement Deal or No Deal?Khorana, S. & Perdikis, N. 2010 In : South Asia Economic Journal.11, 2, p. 181-20626 p.
Assessing the Welfare Effects of the East African Community Customs Union's Transition Arrangements on UgandaKhorana, S., Kimbugwe, K. & Perdikis, N. 2009 In : Journal of Economic Integration.24, 4, p. 685-70824 p.
Trade liberalisation, government expenditure and economic growth in EgyptMorley, B. & Perdikis, N. 2007 In : Journal of Development Studies.36, 4, p. 38-5417 p.
Cracking export markets with genetically modified crops: What is the entry mode strategy?Isaac, G. E., Perdikis, N. & Kerr, W. A. 2004 In : International Marketing Review.21, 4-5, p. 536-54813 p.
Agricultural biotechnology innovations vs intellectual property rights: Are developing countries at the mercy of multinationals?Boyd, S. L., Kerr, W. A. & Perdikis, N. 2003 In : Journal of World Intellectual Property.6, 2, p. 211-23222 p.
Inter-regional transfer trade flows in the English football leaguePerdikis, N. & Thomas, D. 2002 In : Tijdschrift voor Economie en Management.47, 4, p. 477-50933 p.
Reforming the WTO to defuse potential trade disputes in genetically modified goodsPerdikis, N., Kerr, W. A. & Hobbs, J. E. 2001 In : The World Economy.24, 3, p. 379-39820 p.