John Van Reenen
Professor of Applied Economics, MIT
John Van Reenen is a Professor at MIT Department of Economics and Sloan School of Management. From October 2003 to July 2016 John Van Reenen was Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics and the Director of the Centre for Economic Performance, Europe’s leading applied economics research centre.Van Reenen has published widely on the economics of innovation, labor markets and productivity. In 2009 he was awarded the Yrjö Jahnsson Award, the European equivalent to the US Bates Clark Medal, awarded every two years to the best economist in Europe under the age of 45. In 2014 he won the European Investment Bank Prize for Excellence in Economic and Social Research.