Richard Portes

Richard Portes, Professor of Economics at London Business School is Founder and President of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), Directeur d'Etudes at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, and Senior Editor and Co-Chairman of the Board of Economic Policy.

His current research interests include international macroeconomics, international finance, credit default swap (CDS) markets and European integration.

He has written extensively on international currencies, financial stability, globalisation, sovereign borrowing and debt, European monetary issues, European financial markets, international capital flows, centrally planned economies and transition, macroeconomic disequilibrium, and European integration.

During his distinguished career, Richard has also taught at Princeton, Harvard, Berkeley, Columbia, and Oxford. He was decorated Commander of the British Empire (CBE) in the Queen’s New Year Honours List 2003.