Professor Brian Loasby

Emeritus Professor

Economics University of Stirling, Stirling, FK9 4LA

Professor Brian Loasby

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Background BA (Cambridge), M.Litt., MA (Cambridge) 1998 Assistant in Political Economy, University of Aberdeen, 1955- 58, Bournville Research Fellow, University of Birmingham 1958- 61, Tutor in Management Studies, University of Bristol 1961- 67, ( as Arthur D Little Management Fellow, with Arthur D Little Inc., Cambridge, Mass.1965- 66), Lecturer in Economics, University of Stirling 1967- 68, Senior Lecturer 1968- 71, Professor of Management Economics 1971- 84, Emeritus and Honorary Professor 1984- Member of Council, Royal Economic Society 1981- 86, Member of Council, Scottish Economic Society 1977- 87, President, Scottish Economic Society 1987- 90, Vice-President, Scottish Economic Society 1990-2003, Member of International Advisory Board, Danish Research Unit for Industrial Dynamics 1995 -, Vice-President, International Joseph A. Schumpeter Society 2000-04, Member of advisory Board, Graz Schumpeter Centre, 2007- Honours and Awards 1994 Fellow of the British Academy1998 D.Univ, Stirling2000 Schumpeter Prize (joint winner): International Joseph A. Schumpeter Society (awarded for Knowledge, Institutions and Evolution in Economics)2000 Smith Prize: Society for the Development of Austrian Economics (awarded for Knowledge, Institutions and Evolution in Economics)2007 Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh Research Interests Evolutionary economics, history of economic thought, economic methodology, knowledge, institutions and organisation, innovation