Diane Coyle is Bennett Professor of Public Policy at the University of Cambridge. Her research focuses on the measurement of the digital economy and digital markets. She was previously Professor of Economics at the University of Manchester and has held a number of public service roles including Vice-Chair of the BBC Trust (2006–14), member of the Competition Commission (2001–09), and member of the Migration Advisory Committee (2009–14). She is currently a member of the Natural Capital Committee, and an expert adviser to the National Infrastructure Commission and was a member of the Furman Review of Digital Markets. Her last book was GDP: A Brief but Affectionate History; and her next, Markets, State and People: Economics for Public Policy, will be published in January 2020. She was awarded a CBE for her contribution to the public understanding of economics in the 2018 New Year Honors.
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