|Born||Anthony James Venables
25 April 1953
|Institution||University of Oxford, International Growth Centre|
|Field||International Economics, Spatial Economics|
|Alma mater||University of Cambridge
University of Oxford
Venables is known as one of the pioneers of New economic geography. He co-authored along with Paul Krugman and Masahisa Fujita the influential book The Spatial Economy - Cities, Regions and International Trade (2001).
He is the current director of the Oxford Centre for the Analysis of Resource Rich Economies (OxCarre). He also serves on the Steering Group of the International Growth Centre. From 2005 to 2008, he held the position of Chief Economist at the UK Department for International Development.
Venables studied economics at Clare College, Cambridge, where he obtained his B.A. in 1974. After completing his undergraduate degree, he then took up his studies at St. Antony's College, Oxford. He then became a lecturer at various universities before completing his D.Phil. in economics in 1984 from Worcester College, Oxford. He is a Fellow of New College, Oxford.
(Anthony Venables, Anthony James Venables, Dept. of Econ., Univ. of Southampton, b. 04-25-53)