Diane Coyle runs the consultancy Enlightenment Economics. She is Vice Chair of the BBC Trust, and was formerly a member of the Migration Advisory Committee, of the independent Higher Education Funding Review panel, and was for eight years a member of the Competition Commission. From 2014, she will be Professor of Economics at the University of Manchester. She has a PhD from Harvard.
Diane specialises in the economics of new technologies, including extensive work on the impacts of mobile telephony in developing countries, and in innovation and market structure. She is the author of several books, including her most recent, GDP: A Brief But Affectionate History (Princeton University Press 2014) and The Economics of Enough (Princeton U inversion Press 2011). She has also published numerous book chapters, reports and articles, and was formerly a regular presenter on BBC Radio 4's Analysis.
Diane is a member of the Council of the Royal Economic Society, an ESRC research Committee member, and sits on the stakeholder advisory panel of EDF Energy. She was previously Economics Editor of The Independent, and earlier worked at the UK Treasury and in the private sector as an economist. Diane was awarded the OBE in January 2009.
Articles by Diane Coyle:
Why GDP just doesn’t add up
9 June 2014, 4599 reads
The mainstream economics curriculum needs an overhaul
4 May 2014, 38926 reads
Measuring economic progress
17 February 2014, 21553 reads
Why teaching economics must now change in light of the crisis
25 September 2012, 8222 reads
What’s the use of economics? A new Vox debate
19 September 2012, 26519 reads
Are economics graduates fit for purpose?
22 February 2012, 23934 reads
The invisible hand meets the invisible gorilla: Economics meets psychology
3 December 2011, 9418 reads
The economics of enough
22 April 2011, 7663 reads
Bailing out the banks: Reconciling stability and competition
18 February 2010, 14910 reads
- A tale of two depressions: What do the new data tell us? February 2010 updateEichengreen, O’Rourke
- Educated in America: College graduates and high school dropoutsHeckman, LaFontaine
- Eurozone breakup would trigger the mother of all financial crisesEichengreen
- Panic-driven austerity in the Eurozone and its implicationsDe Grauwe, Ji
- Debt, deleveraging, and the liquidity trap: A new modelKrugman