Peter Buckley (academic)

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Peter J. Buckley, OBE is Professor of International Business at the University of Leeds and Director of the Centre for International Business at the University of Leeds (CIBUL).

Buckley graduated from the University of York with a BA in Social Sciences (Economics). He also has an MA in Development Economics from the University of East Anglia and a PhD in Economics from the University of Lancaster. In 2010 he was awarded an honorary doctorate by the Faculty of Economics at Uppsala University, Sweden.[1]

Professor Buckley's interest lies in the theory of multi-national enterprise and international business. In 1976, he and Mark Casson wrote the internalization theory of the multinational enterprise.

Buckley was made an OBE in 2012.[2] In 2014 he was elected a Fellow of the British Academy. [3]

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