British Science Association - President of Section F

PRESIDENTS OF SECTION F (ECONOMICS) OF THE BRITISH ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF SCIENCE AND (FROM 2010) OF THE BRITISH SCIENCE ASSOCIATION

(Section F was originally called the “Statistics Section” following a proposal by Babbage. In 1856 the title changed to “Economic Science and Statistics”, and in 1948 it was changed to “Economics” when statistics joined with mathematics.)

1834 Sir Charles Lemon, FRS
1835 Charles Babbage, FRS
1836 Sir Charles Lemon, FRS
1837 Lord Sandon
1838 Col W H Sykes, FRS
1839 Henry Hallam, FRS
1840 Lord Sandon
1841 Lieut-Col W H Sykes, FRS
1842 G W Wood, MP
1843 Sir Charles Lemon, MP
1844 Lieut-Col W H Sykes, FRS
1845 Earl Fitzwilliam, MA, FRS
1846 G R Porter, FRS
1847 Travers Twiss, DCL, FRS
1848 J H Vivian, MP, FRS
1849 Lord Lyttleton
1850 The Very Rev John Lee, DD
1851 Sir John P Boileau, FRS
1852 The Archbishop of Dublin
1853 James Heywood, MP, FRS
1854 Thomas Tooke, FRS
1855 R Monckton Milnes, MP, DCL
1856 Lord Stanley, MP
1857 The Archbishop of Dublin
1858 Edward Baines
1859 Colonel Sykes, MP, FRS
1860 Nassau W Senior
1861 William Newmarch, FRS
1862 Edwin Chadwick
1863 William Tite, MP, FRS
1864 William Farr, MD, DCL, FRS
1865 Lord Stanley, MP, FRS
1866 Prof J E T Rogers
1867 M E Grant-Duff, MP
1868 Samuel Brown
1869 Sir Stafford H Northcote, MP
1870 Prof W Stanley Jevons
1871 Lord Nevons
1872 Prof Henry Fawcett, MP
1873 W E Forster
1874 Lord O’Hagen
1875 James Heywood, FRS
1876 Sir George Campbell, MP
1877 Earl Fortescue
1878 Prof J K Ingram
1879 G Shaw Lefevre, MP
1880 G W Hastings, MP
1881 M E Grant-Duff, MP, FRS
1882 G Sclater-Booth, MP, FRS
1883 R H Inglis Palgrave, FRS
1884 Sir Richard Temple
1885 Prof H Sidgwick
1886 J B Martin
1887 Robert Giffen
1888 Lord Bramwell
1889 Prof F Y Edgeworth
1890 Prof Alfred Marshall
1891 Prof W Cunningham
1892 Sir C W Fremantle
1893 Prof J S Nicholson
1894 Prof C F Bastable
1895 L L Price
1896 L Courtney, MP
1897 Prof E C K Gonner
1898 J Bonar
1899 H Higgs
1900 Major P G Craigie
1901 Sir Robert Giffen
1902 E Cannan
1903 E W Brabrook
1904 Prof William Smart
1905 Rev W Cunningham
1906 A L Bowley
1907 Prof W J Ashley
1908 W M Ackworth
1909 Prof S J Chapman
1910 Sir H Llewellyn Smith
1911 W Pember Reeves
1912 Sir H H Cunynghame
1913 Rev P H Wickstead
1914 Prof E C K Gonner
1915 Prof W R Scott
1916 Prof A W Kirkaldy
1919 Sir Hugh Bell
1920 Dr J S Clapham
1921 W L Hichens
1922 Prof F Y Edgeworth
1923 Sir W H Beveridge
1924 Sir William Ashley
1925 Miss Lynda Grier
1926 Sir Josiah Stamp
1927 Prof D H Macgregor
1928 Prof AllynYoung
1929 Prof Henry Clay
1930 Prof T E Gregory
1931 Prof E Cannan
1932 Prof R B Forrester
1933 Prof J H Jones
1934 H M Hallsworth
1935 Prof J G Smith
1936 Dr C R Fay
1937 Prof P Sargant Florence
1938 Sir R F Harrod
1939 Prof H O Meredith
1947 Sir D H Robertson
1948 Sir H D Henderson
1949 Sir Alexander Gray
1950 Prof G C Allen
1951 Prof R G Hawtry
1952 Prof D T Jack
1953 Prof F W Paish
1954 Sir E A G Robinson
1955 Prof J R Hicks (later Nobel laureate)
1956 Prof Gilbert Walker
1957 Prof J E Meade (later Nobel laureate)
1958 Prof A J Brown
1959 Prof John Jewkes
1960 Prof Sir R S Sayers
1961 Prof Sir C F Carter
1962 Prof W B Reddaway
1963 Prof T Wilson
1964 Prof B R Williams
1965 Prof E Victor Morgan
1966 Prof G L S Shackle
1967 Prof A R Prest
1968 Prof E M Hughes-Jones
1969 Sir Alex Cairncross
1970 Lord Nicholas Kaldor
1971 G D N Worswick
1972 Prof Joan Robinson
1973 Prof H G Johnson
1974 Prof K J W Alexander
1975 Rt Hon Aubrey Jones
1976 Prof Wassily Leontief
1977 Prof E E Nevin
1978 Prof Wilfred Beckerman
1979 Prof Max Gaskin
1980 Lord Roll
1981 Prof Jack Wiseman
1982 Rt Hon Roy Jenkins MP
1983 Prof Kenneth Boulding
1984 Prof R C O Matthews
1985 Prof R D C Black
1986 Prof Alan Williams
1987 Prof Aubrey Silbertson
1988 Prof Phyllis Deane
1989 Prof Sir Douglas Hague
1990 Prof Frank Hahn
1991 Prof Sir R J Ball
1992 Prof Lord M Preston
1993 Sir Samuel Brittan
1994 Prof A J Culyer
1995 R Pennant-Rea
1996 Prof John Kay
1997 Prof A B Atkinson
1998 Prof Sir J Mirrlees (Nobel laureate)
1999 Prof David Hendry
2000 Prof Amartya Sen (Nobel laureate)
2001 Prof Stephen Nickell
2002 Prof Angus Deaton
2003 Prof Charles Goodhart
2004 Prof Richard Blundell
2005
2006
2007 Prof Peter Neary
Prof Sir Partha Dasgupta
Prof Sir John Vickers
2008 Prof Stan Metcalfe
2009 Prof John Williamson
2010 Prof Avinash Persaud

PRESIDENTS OF SECTION F (ECONOMICS) OF THE BRITISH SCIENCE ASSOCIATION

2013 Prof Steven Machin
2014 Prof John Van Reenan
2015 Prof David Miles
2016 Prof Christian Dustmann

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