Huw David Dixon
|Institution||Cardiff Business School|
University of York
|New Keynesian Economists|
|Alma mater||Balliol College, Oxford|
Nuffield College, Oxford
|Influences||James Mirrlees, Don Patinkin, Robert Axelrod, Herbert Simon|
|Contributions||Price Micro-data in Macroeconomic Models, Introducing Imperfect Competition in Macroeconomics, Equilibria in Bertrand–Edgeworth models with Convex Costs, The Evolution of Consistent Conjectures|
|Information at IDEAS / RePEc|
Huw David Dixon (/hju: devəd dɪksən/), born 1958, is a British economist. He has been a professor at Cardiff Business School since 2006, having previously been Head of Economics at the University of York (2003–2006) after being a Professor of economics there (1992–2003), and the University of Swansea (1991–1992), a Reader at Essex University (1987–1991) and a lecturer at Birkbeck College (University of London) 1983–1987.
He graduated from his first degree in Philosophy and Economics from Balliol College, University of Oxford in 1980, and he went on to do his PhD at Nuffield College, University of Oxford under the supervision of Nobel Laureate Sir James Mirrlees graduating in 1984.
Dixon was a fellow of the CEPR from 1991–2001, a member of the Royal Economic Society council (1996–2001), and a fellow of the Ces-ifo institute since 2000. He has been on the Editorial Board of the Review of Economic Studies (1986–1993), the Journal of Industrial Economics. He edited the Controversies section of the Economic Journal (1994-9) and has been the Chair of the Royal Economic Society Conference 1992.
Dixon has a wide scope in terms of the areas of economics he has researched and published in and he has been described as one of Europe's leading economists. The topics include:
Other topics include imperfect competition in macroeconomics, nominal rigidity. Most of his work is New Keynesian. Dixon supports the High Speed 2 development for the United Kingdom, and expressed his support in a Financial Times article on 6 January 2012, along with other leading economists. He has contributed to The Times Higher Education Supplement multiple times regarding economics.
He has authored a book Surfing Economics, which explores New Keynesian economics, the Natural Rate, Bounded Rationality, Social Learning and the meaning of Economics.
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Chapter 8 of Surfing Economics