Professor Jonathan Haskel

Member of the Monetary Policy Committee, Bank of England

Biography

Jonathan Haskel is a Professor of Economics at Imperial College Business School based in the Healthcare Management and Innovation and Enterprise Group. He is also School Research Director. He has just finished eight years as a Member of the UK Competition Commission, including serving on the panel investigation into British Airports Authority. His work on the contribution of science to economic growth was extensively quoted by ministers in the run up to the 2010 Spending Review where the science budget escaped large cuts.

His research interests are productivity, innovation, intangible investment and growth. His research centre is CERIBA, (the Centre for Research into Business Activity).

Jonathan was previously Professor and Head of Department at the Department of Economics, Queen Mary, University of London. He has taught at the University of Bristol and London Business School and been a visiting professor at the Stern School of Business, New York University and the Australian National University.

Jonathan is a research fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research and the IZA, Bonn and an Associate Editor of Economica. He is an elected member of the Council of the Royal Economic Society.

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