Jonathan Haskel

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Jonathan Haskel
Born13 August 1963
EducationUniversity of Bristol, London School of Economics
OccupationProfessor of Economics, Imperial College Business School, Imperial College London and External Member, Monetary Policy Committee, Bank of England
HonoursCommander of the Order of the British Empire

Jonathan Haskel CBE (born 13 August 1963) is a British economist, and professor of economics at Imperial College Business School.

Early life[edit]

Haskel is the son of Simon Haskel.[1] He was educated at King's College School.[citation needed] He studied Economics at the University of Bristol (BSc) and at the London School of Economics (MSc and PhD),[2] with his PhD under the supervision of Christopher Pissarides.[citation needed]

Academic career[edit]

Prior to joining Imperial College London, Haskel was a professor and head of the economics department at Queen Mary University of London.[3]

Haskel has taught at the University of Bristol and London Business School and been a visiting professor at the Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College, US; Stern School of Business, New York University, US; and visiting researcher at the Australian National University.[3]

Haskel is a professor of economics at Imperial College Business School, specialising in innovation and productivity.[4]

Other roles[edit]

He is a non-executive director of the UK Statistics Authority.[4]

In September 2015, Haskel has been appointed as a member of the Financial Conduct Authority Competition Decisions Committee and the Payment System Regulator Enforcement and Competition Decisions Committee.[5]

In May 2018, it was announced that Haskel would become a member of the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), replacing Ian McCafferty from 1 September.[6][4] There were four women on the five-person shortlist.[6] He was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the 2018 Birthday Honours.


  • Capitalism Without Capital: The Rise of the Intangible Economy (co-author, Stian Westlake)[4]

Personal life[edit]

He is married to the artist Sue Haskel, and they have two daughters.[7]


  1. ^ "Person Page". Retrieved 2019-07-31.
  2. ^ "Jonathan Haskel". Retrieved 2019-07-31.
  3. ^ a b "Home - Professor Jonathan Haskel". Retrieved 31 May 2018.
  4. ^ a b c d "Jonathan Haskel appointed to Bank of England's interest rate setting committee". Retrieved 31 May 2018.
  5. ^ "FCA and PSR Boards appoint new members to decision-making committees, including new chair and two deputy chairs". FCA. 2015-09-21. Retrieved 2019-07-31.
  6. ^ a b Inman, Phillip (31 May 2018). "Treasury chooses only man on shortlist of five for Bank of England job". the Guardian. Retrieved 31 May 2018.
  7. ^ "Making order out of the chaos of life". Retrieved 2019-07-31.

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