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Diane Coyle

Bennet Professor of Public Policy and co-director of the Bennett Institute, University of Cambridge

Professor Diane Coyle is the Bennett Professor of Public Policy at the University of Cambridge and the author of the book Cogs & Monsters: What Economics Is, and What It Should Be.

Diane Coyle

Bennet Professor of Public Policy and co-director of the Bennett Institute, University of Cambridge

Professor Diane Coyle is the Bennett Professor of Public Policy and co-director of the Bennett Institute at the University of Cambridge. and the author of the book Cogs and Monsters: What Economics Is, and What It Should Be, her research focuses on the digital economy, and the measurement of economic wellbeing. She has held many policy roles, and is currently a Fellow of the Office for National Statistics and academic adviser to the Competition and Markets Authority.

Diane is also a Director of the Productivity Institute, an expert adviser to the National Infrastructure Commission, and Senior Independent Member of the ESRC Council. She has served in public service roles including as Vice Chair of the BBC Trust, member of the Competition Commission, of the Migration Advisory Committee and of the Natural Capital Committee. Diane was Professor of Economics at the University of Manchester until March 2018 and was awarded a CBE for her contribution to the public understanding of economics in the 2018 New Year Honours.

Contributions to Starling Insights

Contributions to The Starling Compendium

External Materials

Cogs and Monsters
Cogs and Monsters

What Economics Is, and What It Should Be

How economics needs to change to keep pace with the twenty-first century and the digital economy