Jonathan Spiteri is a Resident Academic within the Department of Insurance at the University of Malta. He graduated with Honours in Economics (First Class) from the University of Malta, a Master of Science in Economics (with Distinction) and, as an ESRC Scholar, a PhD in Economics, both from the University of Edinburgh.
Jonathan’s current research interests include behavioural and media economics, risk, environmental economics and health, and his academic work has been published in several leading peer-reviewed journals and books. He is currently involved in the R2Pi Horizon 2020 project which examines the shift from the concept of Circular Economy to one of Circular Economy Business Models in Europe. He also forms part of the Nudge-It FP7 project which aims to develop and implement novel approaches informed by microeconomics and behavioural science to better understand people’s health choices and outcomes. In recent years, Dr. Spiteri has also published a number of research papers related to the financial services industry, including FinTech and the implications of financial regulations on industry competitiveness.
In addition, Jonathan has been involved in several consulting projects across a wide variety of industries, both locally and abroad.