Publications Committee

This committee advises the Trustee Board on the success of the Society’s existing publications and on the development of possible new publishing activities.  It monitors the performance of the journal publisher and ensures effective liaison between the Society and its publisher.

It monitors the external environment to ensure that potential changes are acted on as soon as possible and provides advice on editorial appointments. 

Prof Morten Ravn

Morten is a Professor of Economics at University College London and works on macroeconomics. He is also Deputy Chairman of the Danish National Research Foundation (DNRF), and a Research Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR).

Prof Tim Besley

President

Professor Tim Besley is School Professor of Economics of Political Science and W. Arthur Lewis Professor of Development Economics in the Department of Economics at LSE. He is also a member of the National Infrastructure Commission, Fellow of the Econometric Society and British Academy. He is also a Foreign Honorary Member of the American Economic Association and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Prof Jaap Abbring

Managing Editor of The Econometrics Journal | http://jaap.abbring.org/

Jaap is a professor of econometrics at Tilburg University in the Netherlands and the managing editor of The Econometrics Journal.

Prof Sascha O.Becker

Council member (until 2023)

Sascha is Professor of Economics at the University of Warwick and the Deputy Director of the Centre for Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE).

Prof Alessandra Guariglia

Council member (until 2023)

Alessandra received her PhD from Boston University. She is currently Professor of Financial Economics at the University of Birmingham. She is an associate editor of the European Journal of Finance. Her research interests are in the areas of applied financial economics, health economics, and the economics of transition in China.

Prof Francesco Lippi

Editor-in-Chief of the Economic Journal

Francesco Lippi is a Professor of Economics at LUISS University and a Senior Fellow at the Einaudi Institute of Economics and Finance (EIEF). His research concerns monetary economics, inflation and the interactions between wage-setting and monetary institutions. Francesco previously served as a Joint Managing Editor of The Economic Journal and as an Associate Editor of the International Journal of Central Banking.

Prof Chris Wallace

Council member (until 2022)

Chris is Head of the Economics department at the University of Manchester and was the associate editor of the Economic Journal between 2009 and 2015.

Leighton Chipperfield

Chief Executive | l.chipperfield@res.org.uk

Leighton joined the RES as Chief Executive in 2017. Prior to joining the Society, Leighton held senior roles at a large academic publisher and at the Microbiology Society. A social scientist by background, he has a postgraduate diploma in Voluntary Sector Management from Cass Business School and a diploma in Charity Management from the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators.

Antonia Glanfield

Publications Manager | EJ@res.org.uk

Antonia has worked in academic publishing since completing her Publishing MA at Oxford Brookes University in 2016. Notably, Antonia has previous experience of working on a society journal at the International Federation of Gynecology & Obstetrics (FIGO). In addition to a Publishing MA, Antonia holds a Psychology BSc.