Richard Holden (economist)

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Richard Holden
Born (1974-12-02) December 2, 1974 (age 43)
Sydney, Australia
Citizenship Australian
Institution UNSW
Alma mater Harvard University
University of Sydney
Oliver Hart
Philippe Aghion
Information at IDEAS / RePEc

Richard Holden (born December 2, 1974) is an Australian economist and Professor of Economics at the University of New South Wales.[1] He was previously a faculty member at the University of Chicago and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Early life and education[edit]

Holden was born in Sydney, Australia and received his undergraduate degree from the University of Sydney, where he was awarded the university medal in economics. He received an A.M and Ph.D from Harvard University.


Holden is currently editor of the Journal of Law and Economics and is an Australian Research Council Future Fellow.