Jonathan Haskel

Jonathan Haskel

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Jonathan Haskel is Professor of Economics at Imperial College Business School, as well as a financial advisor to governments and industries, both in the UK and beyond. He has taught economics at prestigious global institutions such as the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, the Stern School of Business at New York University, and the Australian National University.

Haskel’s research interests focus on productivity, innovation, intangible investment and growth. His 2018 book Capitalism Without Capital: The Rise of the Intangible Economy (with Stian Westlake) was praised by Bill Gates and shows the growing importance of intangible assets has also played a role in some of the big economic changes of the last decade. His new book, Restarting the Future: How to Fix the Intangible Economy is also co-authored by Stian Westlake and offers radical ideas for restoring prosperity in today’s intangible economy.

He has advised the UK government as a members of the FCA Competition Decisions Committee and the Payment System Regulator Enforcement and Competition Decisions Committee. Since 1st February 2016, he has been a non-Executive Director of the UK Statistics Authority. He tweets at @haskelecon.