James Alexander MIRRLEES

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1936-07-05
Education Trinity Coll Cambridge (BA, PhD), Univ of Edinburgh (MA)
Publications Publications Manual of Industrial Project Analysis in Developing Countries Vol II (with I M D Little, 1969), An Exploration in the Theory of Income Taxation (Review of Eocnomic Studies, 1971), Optimal Taxation and Public Production (with P A Diamond, American Economic Review, 1971), On Producer Taxation (Review & Economics Studies, 1972), Notes on Welfare Economics, Information and Uncertainty (Essays in Equilibrium Behaviour under Uncertainty 1974), Arguments for Public Expenditure (Contemporary Economic Analysis 1979), The Economic Uses of Utilitarianism (Utilitarianism and Beyond 1982)
Recreations reading detective stories, mathematics, playing the piano, travelling
Clubs N/A
Style Prof Sir James Mirrlees, FBA
Career advsr MIT Center for Int Studies India Project New Delhi 1962-63, asst lectr rising to lectr in economics Univ of Cambridge 1963-68 (fell Trinity Coll Cambridge), advsr Pakistan Inst of Devpt Economics Karachi 1966-68, Edgeworth prof Univ of Oxford 1968-95 (fell Nuffield Coll Oxford), visiting prof Dept of Economics MIT 1968, 1970-71, 1976 and 1987; prof of political economy Univ of Cambridge 1995- (fell Trinity Coll); Ford visiting prof Dept of Economics Univ of Calif Berkeley 1986, visiting prof Dept of Economics Yale Univ 1989, asst editor Review of Econ Studies 1969-74 (memb Bd 1963-); Econometric Soc: fell 1970-, memb Cncl 1970-74 and 1976-, vice-pres 1980-82, pres 1983-84; memb Treasy Ctee on Policy Optimization 1976-78, co-editor Econometrica 1980-84; foreign hon memb: American Acad of Arts and Scis 1981, American Econ Assoc 1982; memb Cncl Royal Econ Soc 1982-, chm Assoc of Univ Teachers of Economics 1983-87, vice-pres Atlantic Econ Soc 1986-87, pres Royal Econ Soc 1989-92, pres European Econ Soc 2000, foreign assoc US Nat Acad of Sciences 1999; Nobel Prize for Economics (jtly) 1996, Royal Medal Royal Soc of Edinburgh 2009; hon doctorate: Univ of Warwick, Univ of Portsmouth, Brunel Univ, Univ of Edinburgh, Univ of Oxford, Univ of Liège, Chinese Univ of Hong Kong, Univ of Macau, Peking Univ, Helsinki Sch of Economics; Hon FRSE 1998; FBA
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

FOLLOW US ON TWITTER

FOLLOW US ON TWITTER