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Professor Brian Loasby FBA

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About this Fellow


Current post

  • Honorary and Emeritus Professor of Economics, University of Stirling

Past Appointments

  • Bournville Research Fellow, University of Birmingham, 1958 - 1961
  • Tutor in Management Studies, University of Bristol, 1961 - 1967
  • Lecturer, then Senior Lecturer in Economics, University of Stirling, 1967 - 1971
  • Professor of Management Economics, University of Stirling, 1971 - 1984
  • Honorary and Emeritus Professor of Management Economics, University of Stirling, University of Stirling, 2007


Choice, complexity and ignorance. An enquiry into economic theory and the practice of decision-making 1976

The mind and method of the economist 1989

Knowledge, institutions, and evolution in economics 1999

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Professor Colin Mayer

Financial economics; corporate finance, corporate governance, regulation, taxation, and international comparisons of financial systems; the role of the corporation in contemporary society

Professor Nick Chater

The cognitive and social foundations of rationality & language; general principles of cognition; philosophical, economic & policy implications of cognitive science.

Professor Vincent Crawford

Game-theoretic microeconomics, with emphases on bargaining & arbitration, strategic communication, matching markets, learning & coordination. Current research areas are behavioural & experimental game theory & behavioural economics more generally.