Simon Wren-Lewis

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Simon Wren-Lewis is a British economist. He is a professor of economic policy at the Blavatnik School of Government at Oxford University and a Fellow of Merton College.[1][2] He was educated at Latymer Upper School, Hammersmith, Clare College, Cambridge (MA Economics), and Birkbeck College, London (MSc Econ).


Her Majesty's Treasury[edit]

Wren-Lewis worked for Her Majesty's Treasury as a budget team member from 1974 to 1981.[3]

National Income Forecasting Team[edit]

From 1976 to 1980, Wren-Lewis worked for the National Income Forecasting Team as a senior economic assistant.[3]

National Institute of Economic and Social Research[edit]

At the National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR), from 1986 to 1990, he was a Senior Research Officer and Senior Research Fellow.[3]

University of Strathclyde[edit]

From 1990 to 1995, Wren-Lewis was Chair in macroeconomic modelling at the University of Strathclyde.[3]

Oxford University[edit]

Wren-Lewis is an Oxford University professor of economics, teaching undergraduate and Masters of Philosophy (M.Phil) students. He conducts research in economic methodology, macroeconomic theory and policy, and international macroeconomics.[4]

Economic Advisory Committee[edit]

On September 27, 2015, it was announced that he had been appointed to the British Labour Party's Economic Advisory Committee, convened by Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell and reporting to Labour Party Leader Jeremy Corbyn.[5]

Published works[edit]

This is a partial list of works that Wren-Lewis has written or co-written.


  1. ^ "Professor Simon Wren-Lewis". Merton College, Oxford University. 
  2. ^ "The Hellenization of Economic Policy, Paul Krugman". New York Times. 
  3. ^ a b c d "Simon Wren-Lewis". Peterson Institute for International Economics. Retrieved 13 December 2013. 
  4. ^ "Professor Simon Wren-Lewis". Economics Department Faculty. University of Oxford. Retrieved 13 December 2013. 
  5. ^ "Labour announces new Economic Advisory Committee". Labour Press. 27 September 2015. Retrieved 11 March 2016. 

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