Julie Brown

Dr. Julie Brown

Research Fellow   Centre for Urban and Regional Studies
School of Public Policy
University of Birmingham
J.G.Smith Building
Prichatts Road, Edgbaston
Birmingham B152TT
United Kingdom
Tel: +44-121-414-????
Fax: +44-121-4143279
E-mail: j.brown.1 @ bham.ac.uk


Julie Brown is a research fellow at the Centre for Urban and Regional Studies (CURS), based in the Economic Development Group. She has a PhD in Cultural Economics from Imperial College, London and a Masters in European Urban Conservation from the University of Dundee.  She has expertise in both quantitative and qualitative research methodologies and particularly in the use of survey-based economic valuation techniques (contingent valuation and choice modelling).  Her research interests are wide-ranging and include the development of choice modelling techniques for cultural evaluation, and analysis of the contribution of the creative and knowledge-intensive industries to local and regional economies.