Tony Venables, CBE

Professorial Fellow; BP Professor of Economics; Director of Oxcarre
BA Camb, MA BPhil DPhil Oxf, FBA


Tony Venables CBE is Professor of Economics at Oxford University where he also directs the Oxford Centre for the Analysis of Resource Rich Economies.  He is a Fellow of the Econometric Society and of the British Academy.  Former positions include chief economist at the UK Department for International Development and professor at the London School of Economics.


International Economics course on the MPhil in Economics

Research Interests

International economics, economic geography, economics of natural resources, climate change.

Selected Publications

  • The spatial economy; cities, regions and international trade, with M. Fujita and P. Krugman (MIT press, 1999)
  • Multinationals in the World Economy with G. Barba Navaretti (Princeton 2004).