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 Imran Rasul

Council representative (until 2023)

Imran is a professor of economics at UCL and a co-director of the ESRC Centre for the Microeconomic Analysis of Public Policy (CPP) at the IFS.

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 Barbara Petrongolo

Managing Editor of the Economic Journal

Barbara Petrongolo is Professor of Economics at Queen Mary University, Director of the CEPR Labour Economics Programme and Research Associate at the Centre for Economic Performance of the LSE. She is an applied labour economist. She has worked extensively on the performance of labour markets with search frictions, and the causes and characteristics of gender inequalities in labour market outcomes.

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.

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).

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.