Diane Coyle

Professor of Economics, University of Manchester; founder, Enlightenment Economics

Diane Coyle is a Professor of Economics at the University of Manchester and founded the consultancy Enlightenment Economics. She is also a member of the Natural Capital Committee. 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, most recently GDP: A Brief But Affectionate History (Princeton University Press 2014) and The Economics of Enough (Princeton University Press 2011).

She was previously Vice Chair of the BBC Trust, a member of the Migration Advisory Committee, a member of the independent Higher Education Funding Review panel, and of the Competition Commission. She has a PhD from Harvard. From 1993-2001 she was a Writer and then Economics Editor of The Independent, and had earlier worked at the UK Treasury and in the private sector as an Economist. Diane was awarded the OBE in January 2009.

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