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David Blanchflower

Professor David Blanchflower

David Blanchflower is the Bruce V. Rauner Professor of Economics at Dartmouth College, New Hampshire, visiting professor at the University of Stirling, and a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. He was an external member of the Monetary Policy Committee at the Bank of England from June 2006 to May 2009.

He started his academic career with an undergraduate Economics degree at the University of Leicester, followed by an MSc in Economics at the University of Wales, and a PhD at the University of London (Queen Mary College).

David is also currently a research fellow, at CESifo at the Centre for Economic Studies at the University of Munich in Germany. He is also director of the 'Future of Labor Programme', and research fellow at the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) at the University of Bonn in Germany. He is Professor of Economics at the University of Stirling and also Economics editor for the New Statesman, contributing editor to Bloomberg TV, and a Bloomberg columnist.

David has received Princeton University's Richard A. Lester Prize for 'the most outstanding book in Industrial Relations and Labor Economics published in 1994'. He has also won 'Business person of the year' in the Daily Telegraph's Great Britons of 2008 awards. He was made a CBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours List in June 2009, for services to the Monetary Policy Committee and economics.

Last updated: Friday, 15 July 2011