Eric Beinhocker

Executive Director
INET@Oxford

Eric Beinhocker is the Executive Director of the Institute for New Economic Thinking's INET@Oxford research program at the Oxford Martin School, University of Oxford, a member of the Said Business School at Oxford, and a Visiting Professor of Economics at Central European University. Issues INET@Oxford researchers are working on include economic growth, financial system stability, inequality, risk and resilience, ethics and economics, economic development, and sustainability.

Prior to joining Oxford, Beinhocker had an 18 year career at McKinsey & Company where he was a partner and held leadership roles in McKinsey’s Strategy Practice, its Sustainability and Resource Productivity Practice, and the McKinsey Global Institute. He has a B.A. in Economics from Dartmouth College and an M.S. in Management Science from the MIT Sloan School where he was the Henry Ford II Scholar.

Beinhocker writes extensively on economic, business, and policy issues and his work has appeared in the Financial Times, NewsweekThe TimesHarvard Business Review, and various academic journals. He is the author The Origin of Wealth, one of Amazon’s “Top Ten Business Books” in 2006.

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This article first appeared in the Summer 2013 issue of Democracy: A Journal of Ideas as part of a symposium on 'middle-out' economics. The symposium also features Neera Tanden, Bruce...

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Eric Beinhocker, Senior Fellow at McKinsey and Company, moderates the panel "Exploring Complexity in Economic Theory" at the Bretton Woods Conference on April 10, 2011.

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Eric Beinhocker, Executive Director of INET@Oxford and Cameron Hephurn, Senior Research Fellow, Grantham Institute, London School of Economics and Political Science speaking at a panel entitled "New Economics, Climate Change, and New Models of Growth" at the Institute for New Economic Thinking's (INET) Paradigm Lost Conference in Berlin. April 14, 2012. #inetberlin

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Discussion and Q&A at a panel entitled "New Economics, Climate Change, and New Models of Growth" at the Institute for New Economic Thinking's (INET) Paradigm Lost Conference in Berlin. April 14, 2012. #inetberlin