Professor Sir John Vickers FBA


Elected 1998

Fellow type
UK Fellow
Year elected

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

All Souls College University of Oxford Warden

2008 -

University of Oxford Drummond Professor of Political Economy

1991 - 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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