Prof Eric Beinhocker
Executive Director, INET Oxford
Professor, Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford
Eric Beinhocker is a Professor of Public Policy Practice at the Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford. He is also the founder and Executive Director of the Institute for New Economic Thinking at the University’s Oxford Martin School. INET Oxford is an interdisciplinary research center dedicated to the goals of creating a more inclusive, just, sustainable, and prosperous economy. Beinhocker is also a Supernumerary Fellow in Economics at Oriel College and an External Professor at the Santa Fe Institute.Prior to joining Oxford, Beinhocker had an 18-year career at McKinsey & Company where he was a partner and held leadership roles in McKinsey’s Strategy Practice, its Climate Change and Sustainability Practice, and the McKinsey Global Institute. Beinhocker writes frequently on economic and public policy issues and his work has appeared in the Financial Times, Bloomberg, The Times, the Guardian, The Atlantic, the Washington Post, Newsweek and he is the author The Origin of Wealth: The Radical Remaking of Economics and What It Means for Business and Society. Beinhocker is a graduate of Dartmouth College and the MIT Sloan School, and is originally from Boston, Massachusetts.
Is it time to reboot welfare economics? Overview
04 Sep 23
The contributions of economists have long included both positive explanations of how economic system...
No. 2023-11 - Are financial regulations impairing the transition to net zero?
30 Jun 23
Analyzing data and classifications from the European Banking Authority, we test whether existing fra...
07 Mar 23
Markets must be made 'biophilic' (i.e., compatible with life flourishing on Earth). To do so we must...
No. 2022-26 - Fair Social Contracts and the Foundations of Large-Scale Collaboration
23 Sep 22
This article argues that perceptions of social contract fairness are essential for effective large-s...
Catalyzing Paradigmatic Change in Economics - Prof. David Sloan Wilson
19 May 22
Prof. Sloan Wilson will argue that paradigmatic change is indeed possible, even if it has been elusi...
A New Strategy for Climate: Make the Clean Stuff Cheap
10 Nov 21
World leaders announced a new initiative at the Glasgow COP to drive down the costs of clean energy....
Toward a New Ontological Framework for the Economic Good
16 Oct 20
I argue that the Lima de Miranda and Snower SAGE framework represents not just another “beyond GDP” ...
“Exiting and Learning from the Pandemic” - OECD Virtual Seminar with Michael Spence and Eric Beinhocker
30 Apr 20
The OECD’s New Approaches to Economic Challenges (NAEC) initiative convened a virtual seminar with N...
No. 2020-07 - Estimates of Costs for a U.S. Paycheck Guarantee
14 Apr 20
In response to drops in economic activity, several countries have introduced government guarantees o...
No. 2020-07 - Estimates of Costs for a U.S. Paycheck Guarantee (Data)
14 Apr 20
Data that informs the main article
Op-Ed: George Soros: Guarantee paychecks for all workers displaced by coronavirus to save the economy
14 Apr 20
The catastrophic collapse in U.S. employment due to the coronavirus crisis demands far more from the...
Guarantee All U.S. Paychecks Now to Prevent a Depression - updated 3rd April
06 Apr 20
The CARES Act is an important step towards mitigating the economic shocks of the COVID-19 crisis. Ho...
U.S. Payroll Guarantee Q&A
24 Mar 20
Supplementing his 23 March memo arguing for a U.S. national Payroll Guarantee as a key response to t...
Guarantee All U.S. Payrolls Now to Prevent a Depression
23 Mar 20
In this 2-page briefing note for U.S. policymakers, Eric Beinhocker makes the case for the U.S. to i...