This Cornerstone Research event in London featured a presentation by Professor Jonathan Haskel, a member of the Monetary Policy Committee at the Bank of England.
At this Cornerstone Research event, Professor Jonathan Haskel, a member of the Monetary Policy Committee at the Bank of England, discussed the importance of understanding intangible assets, and other current issues arising in competition economics.
Jonathan Haskel is professor of economics at Imperial College Business School, Imperial College London. His research interests are productivity, innovation, intangible investment, and growth. He is the author, with Stian Westlake, of Capitalism Without Capital: The Rise of the Intangible Economy (Princeton University Press, reprinted 2018). Bill Gates described this “brilliant” book as “required reading for policymakers.”
Professor Haskel is currently serving a four-year term as a member of the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee. Between 2001 and 2010, he was a member of the Reporting Panel of the Competition Commission (now the Competition & Markets Authority), where he worked on market enquiries into mobile phones, home credit, and airports and the EMAP/ABI merger.