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Professor Sir John Vickers FBA

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About this Fellow

Sir John Vickers has been Warden of All Souls College, Oxford, since October 2008. He studied at Oxford University, where, after a period working in the oil industry, he taught economics and was Drummond Professor of Political Economy from 1991 to 2008. He was Chief Economist at the Bank of England and a member of the Monetary Policy Committee 1998-2000; Director General/Chairman of the Office of Fair Trading 2000-05; President of the Royal Economic Society 2007-10; and Chairman of the Independent Commission on Banking 2010-11. His research interests concern questions about competition and regulation.



Current post

  • Warden, All Souls College, Oxford

Past Appointments

  • Drummond Professor of Political Economy, University of Oxford, 1991 - 2008
  • Warden, All Souls College University of Oxford, 2008


A model of delegated project choice Econometrica 2010


Competitive nonlinear pricing and bundling Review of Economic Studies 2010


Which demand systems can be generated by discrete choice? Journal of Economic Theory 2015


Privatization: an economic analysis 1988


Regulatory Reform 1994


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