Jon Guest

 Economics, Finance & Entrepreneurship Department
Jon Guest ABS


Jon joined Aston Business School as a Senior Teaching Fellow in September 2017 and is also a Teaching Associate at Warwick Business School. He previously worked at Nottingham Trent University, Warwick Business School and Coventry University. He was awarded a National Teaching Fellowship by the Higher Education Academy in 2011 in recognition of his work in developing teaching methods that promote a more active learning environment in the classroom. 

Through his work as a Senior Associate of the Economics Network, Jon has run sessions on innovative pedagogic practices at a number of universities and major national events. He is also an academic assessor for the Economic Assessment Centres run by the Government Economic Service. Jon is a regular contributor and editor of the Economic Review and is the co-author of 10th edition of the textbook, Economics, with John Sloman and Dean Garratt. He has also acted as an External Examiner at a number of UK universities.

Position:  Senior Teaching Fellow

Phone: +44 (0)121 204 3196
Email: j.guest1@aston.ac.u
Room: SW1023

  • BA Economics, Portsmouth University, 1989 
  • MA Economics, University of East Anglia, 1990 
  • National Teaching Fellow, Higher Education Academy, 2011
  • Senior Teaching Fellow, Aston Business School. (September 2017 - present) 
  • Senior Lecturer, Nottingham Trent University. (September 2016 - September 2017) 
  • Principal Teaching Fellow, Warwick Business School. (October 2015 -September 2016) 
  • Senior Lecturer, Coventry University. (September 1999 - September 2015) 
  • BS1197: Introduction to Microeconomics
  • The use of games and experiments in teaching economics 
  • The Self-evaluation and peer evaluation skills of undergraduate students
  • Competitive balance in sports

Journal Articles

  • Guest, J. and Riegler, R. (2017). Learning by doing: Do economics students self-evaluation skills improve? International Review of Economics Education, Vol 24 
  • Guest, J. (2015). Reflections on ten years of using economics games and experiments in teaching. Cogent Economics & Finance, Vol. 3 
Textbooks
  • Sloman, J., Garratt, D. and Guest, J. (2018) Economics, 10th edition Pearson
  • Sloman, J., Garratt, D., Guest, J. and Jones, E. (2016) Economics for Business, 7th edition, Pearson 
Chapters in books
  • Guest, J (2017) “Selling the Rights to Broadcast Football Games in Europe – the controversy still continues” Chapter in Chadwick, S. Arthur, A. and Beech, J. (eds) International Cases in the Business of Sport, Second Edition, Elsevier 
  • Guest, J (2013) “The Economics of Competitive Balance in Sport” Chapter in Beech, J. and Chadwick, S. (eds), The Business of Sports Management, Second Edition, Prentice-Hall