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.
Recent work by John Van Reenen
A 15-year survey of 12,000 firms across 34 countries shows that management practices explain a large share of productivity gaps
John Van Reenen explains how the backlash in globalisation risks damaging global value chains and the jobs that rely on them
In this video, John Van Reenen discusses how Brexit could hurt the UK economy, and points out gains from lower EU contributions and a slight boost to...
The economic consequences of leaving the EU are at the heart of the Brexit debate. This column studies how changes in trade and fiscal transfers to...