About this Fellow
Kevin O'Rourke is the Chichele Professor of Economic History at All Souls College, Oxford and the Research Director of the Centre for Economic Policy research. He is also a Research Associate of the NBER. He received his PhD from Harvard in 1989, and has taught at Columbia, Harvard, University College Dublin, Sciences Po Paris and Trinity College Dublin. He has served as an editor of the European Review of Economic History, as an editorial board member of the Journal of Economic History, Economic History Review and World Politics, as Vice President of the Economic History Association, as a Trustee of the Cliometric Society, and as President of the European Historical Economics Society. Kevin's research lies at the intersection of economic history and international economics, particularly international trade. He has written extensively on the history of globalization.
- Chichele Professor of Economic History, University of Oxford; Fellow, All Souls College, Oxford
Applied microeconometrics with an emphasis on structural modelling of individual behaviour; intra-household decision making; demand analysis; accounting for heterogeneity; survey design
Nonparametric and semiparametric methods, asymptotic approximations and expansions, financial econometrics, nonlinear time series analysis, survival analysis and missing data
Applied economic theory: international trade (especially market structure, industrial location, and trade policy); industrial organisation (especially research and development) and consumer theory (especially index numbers)
Dynamic models in decision and game theory, with applications to normative economics, mechanism design, statistical models with many agents, social choice, ethics, unmodelled events, and experimental economics