Jonathan Haskel

External member of the Monetary Policy Committee


Term of appointment: 1 September 2018 - 31 August 2024

On 22 June 2021, Jonathan Haskel was reappointed for a second term running from 1 September 2021 - 31 August 2024.

Jonathan Haskel is Professor of Economics at Imperial College Business School, Imperial College London.

He was previously Professor and Head of Department at the Department of Economics, Queen Mary, University of London.  He has taught at the University of Bristol and London Business School and been a visiting professor at the Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College, USA; Stern School of Business, New York University, USA;  and visiting researcher at the Australian National University.

From 1st February 2016 to 31 January 2023, he was a non-Executive Director of the UK Statistics Authority.

Between 2001 and 2010 Jonathan was a Member, Reporting Panel of the Competition Commission (now the Competition and Markets Authority). He worked on market enquiries into mobile phones, home credit, and airports, and the EMAP/ABI merger.

He has been on the editorial boards of Economica, Journal of Industrial Economics and Economic Policy. His research interests are productivity, innovation, intangible investment and growth. He is the author, with Stian Westlake, of Capitalism Without Capital, Princeton University Press.

He obtained his BSc at University of Bristol and PhD at the London School of Economics.

This page was last updated 01 December 2023