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Professor Robert Allen FBA

About this Fellow

Economic History (Economics) Asia Europe



Current post

  • Global Distinguished Professor of Economic History, New York University Abu Dhabi
  • Senior Research Fellow, Nuffield College, Oxford
  • Professor Emeritus of Economic History, University of Oxford

Past Appointments

  • Professor of Economic History, University of Oxford, University of Oxford, 2002 - 2013
  • Reader in Recent Social and Economic History, University of Oxford, 2001 - 2002
  • Visiting Fellow, All Souls College, University of Oxford, 2000 - 2000
  • Visiting Professor of Economics, Harvard University, 1999 - 2000

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Professor Lucrezia Reichlin

Designing econometric models for large panels of time series and developing solutions for the so-called `curse of dimensionality problem'; economic forecasting in real time (now-casting); monetary policy and its effect on financial intermediation

Professor Hamid Sabourian

Game theory and economic theory; in particular asset prices, bargaining, bounded rationality and complexity, evolutionary games, herd behaviour and social learning, implementation and mechanism design, market games, repeated games, voting

Professor Patrick Bolton

Economics, finance and law, specializing in the areas of contract theory, industrial organization and antitrust law, corporate finance, banking and financial regulation, sovereign debt restructuring, and corporate governance

Professor Christian List

Philosophical foundations of the social sciences; political philosophy; theories of individual and collective decision-making