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Professor Robert (Robin) Matthews

CBE, FBA, DLitt (Hon)
16 June 1927 - 19 June 2010
Professor Robert (Robin) Matthews
  • Background

    • Professor of Political Economy, University of Cambridge (from 1980 to 1991)
    • Master, Clare College, Cambridge (from 1975 to 1993)
    • Drummond Professor of Political Economy and Fellow, All Souls College, Oxford (from 1965 to 1975)
  • Selected publications

    • Mostly Three-Movers: Collected Chess Problems (Feenschach-Phénix, 1995)
    • (ed.) Economy and Democracy (Macmillan, 1985)
    • (ed. with J. R. Sargent) Contemporary Problems of Economic Policy: Essays from the CLARE Group (Methuen, 1983)
    • (with C. H. Feinstein and J. C. Odling-Smee) British Economic Growth 1856–1973 (New York: OUP, 1982)
    • (ed. with G. B. Stafford) The Grants Economy and Collective Consumption (Macmillan, 1982)
    • (ed.) Slower Growth in the Western World (Heinemann, 1982)
  • Other professional memberships and roles

    • Hon. Member, American Economic Association (1993)
    • Foreign Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences (1985)
    • President Royal Society (from 1984 to 1986)
    • Managing Trustee, Nuffield Foundation (from 1975 to 1996)
    • Trustee, Urwick Orr and Partners Ltd (from 1978 to 1986)
    • Chairman, Bank of England Panel of Academic Consultants (from 1977 to 1993)
    • Member, OECD Expert Group on on Non-inflationary Growth (from 1975 to 1977)
    • FIDE International Master of Chess Composition (1965)