David Vines

Emeritus Professor of Economics and Emeritus Fellow of Balliol College, University of Oxford; CEPR Research Fellow

David Vines is Emeritus Professor of Economics, and Emeritus Fellow of Balliol College, at the University of Oxford. He is Director of the Ethics and Economics Programme at the Institute for New Economic Thinking in the Oxford Martin School. In addition, he is a Research Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research. From 2008 to 2012 Professor Vines was the Research Director of the European Union's Framework Seven PEGGED Research Program, which analysed global economic governance within Europe. Professor Vines received a BA from Melbourne University in 1971, and subsequently an MA and PhD from Cambridge University. From 1985 to 1992 he was Adam Smith Professor of Political Economy at the University of Glasgow.

His research interests are in macroeconomics, including the design of fiscal and monetary policy, the management of financial crises, and the reform of the global financial system. His recent books include: Capital Failure: Restoring Trust in Financial Services (Oxford University Press, 2014, with Nicholas Morris); Keynes: Useful Economics for the World Economy (MIT Press, 2014, with Peter Temin); The Leaderless Economy: Why the World Economic System Fell Apart and How to Fix It (Princeton University Press, 2013, with Peter Temin); The IMF and its Critics: Reform of Global Financial Architecture (Cambridge University Press, 2004, with Christopher Gilbert); and The Asian Financial Crisis: Causes, Contagion and Consequences (Cambridge University Press, 1999, with Pierre-Richard Agénor, Marcus Miller, and Axel Weber).

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