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David Myatt

BSc (Econ), (LSE), D. Phil (Oxford),
Professor of Economics

Subject area:


‘Endogenous Information Acquisition in Coordination Games’ (with C Wallace), Review of Economic Studies, 2011; ‘The Qualities of Leadership: Direction, Communication, and Obfuscation’ (with T Dewan), American Political Science Review, 2008; ‘On the Theory of Strategic Voting’, Review of Economic Studies, 2007; ‘On the Simple Economics of Advertising, Marketing, and Product Design’ (with J Johnson) American Economic Review, 2006.

Professional qualifications

D. Phil

Research interest

In economics: game theory, macroeconomic coordination and theoretical industrial organisation. In political science: voting, leadership and executive performance.

Other activities

Editor, Economic Journal. Editor, Quarterly Journal of Political Science. Member of various editorial boards, including the Review of Economic Studies. Research Fellow, Centre for Economic Policy Research. Consultant to various organisations, especially concerning bidding strategies in spectrum auctions.


Fellow of Nuffield College, University of Oxford

Contact Details

Email: dmyatt@london.edu

tel: +44 (0)20 7000 8414
fax: +44 (0)20 7000 7001

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