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School of Business and Management

Dr Ravshonbek Otojanov


Lecturer in Economics

Telephone: +44 (0)20 7882 7277
Room Number: Room 3.34, Francis Bancroft Building, Mile End Campus
Office Hours: Friday 10.00am - 12.00pm




Ravshonbek Otojanov is a Lecturer in Economics at the School of Business and Management. He holds PhD in Economics from the School of Economics and Finance, Queen Mary University of London and MSc in Accounting and Finance with Distinction from London Metropolitan University.

Ravshonbek’s current research agenda focuses on the role of energy transitions, science and innovations in the early industrialisation of Britain. His broader research interests are in the empirical study of long run economic growth and development, and the economics of the Industrial Revolution.

Ravshonbek has held teaching positions at Queen Mary University of London, The New College of Humanities, Richmond, the American International University in London, Hult International University, University of Wales: TSD, and London Metropolitan University. 



  • BUS017: Economics for Business
  • BUS108: Economics for Business and Society
  • BUS208: Microeconomics for Managers


He has taught both postgraduate and undergraduate modules in Economics, Econometrics, Statistics and Quantitative Research Methods.


Scholarly Contributions

Centre and Group Membership:

Pedagogic publications:


Upcoming publications

  • “Energy Revolution, Scientific Revolution and the Industrial Revolution” (joint with Fouquet, R. and Howes, A.)
  • “From Republic of Letters to the Industrial Revolution: An Empirical Test of the Industrial Enlightenment Hypothesis” (joint with Hawes, A.)
  • “Long Run Effects of Energy Technologies on Economic Development: Evidence from Four Centuries of British Data” (joint with Roger Fouquet)


Book chapters/contributions

  • Sustainable Primary Energy Production in Scenarios”, Encyclopaedia of Corporate Social Responsibility, edited by D. Quinones and N. Capaldi, Berlin: Springer, 2013