Professor Lord Eatwell
BA (Univ. of Cambridge), AM, PhD (Harvard Univ.)
From 1985 to 1992 John Eatwell served as economic adviser to Neil
Kinnock, the leader of the British Labour Party. In that post he was
responsible for much of the work which led to a substantial re-alignment
of the Labour Party's economic policies. In 1992 he entered the House of
Lords, and from 1993 to 1997 was Principal Opposition Spokesman on
Treasury and Economic Affairs.
In 1988, together with others, he set up the Institute for Public
Policy Research, which has now established itself as one of Britain's
leading policy think-tanks. He remains chairman of the Board of
In 1997 he joined the board of the Securities and Futures Authority,
Britain's securities markets regulator. In this position he has developed
his interest in securities regulation, particularly with respect to risk
management in financial institutions. In a recent report to the Ford
Foundation he proposed the establishment of a World Financial Authority to
manage systemic risk in the international financial system.
John Eatwell is a member of the Board of Directors of the Royal Opera
House, Covent Garden, with particular responsibility for the Royal Ballet.
He is also chairman of the Commercial Radio Companies Association and the
John Eatwell has taught economics at Cambridge since 1970, and became
President of Queens' College, Cambridge in 1997. From 1980 to 1996 he was
also a Professor in the Graduate Faculty of the New School for Social
Research, New York. He has been a Visiting Professor at Columbia
University, New York, the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and the
University of Amsterdam.
European integration and problems of unemployment; disguised
unemployment, the definitions of competition and equilibrium in
intertemporal general equilibrium models.
John Eatwell is a member of the Finance
& Accounting subject group.
Eatwell, J. (1998) "Ethics and self-interest." In Jones, I. and
Pollitt, M. (eds.): The role of business ethics in economic
performance. Houndsmill: Macmillan, pp.21-30
Eatwell, J. and Taylor, L. (1999) "The American stock-flow trap."
Challenge, 42(5): 34-49
Eatwell, J. (1999) "The anatomy of the pensions 'crisis'." Economic
Survey of Europe, 3: 57-67
Eatwell, J. (1999) "From cooperation to coordination to control?"
New Political Economy, 4(3): 410-415
Eatwell, J. (2000) "Unemployment: national policies in a global
economy." International Journal of Manpower, 21(5): 343-373
Eatwell, J. and Taylor, L. (2000) Global finance at risk: the case
for international regulation. Cambridge: Polity Press.
Professor Lord Eatwell
Cambridge Endowment for Research in
Judge Institute of Management
Cambridge CB2 1AG
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