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John Hardman Moore

John H. Moore
Born May 7, 1954
Nationality British
Institution University of Edinburgh School of Economics and London School of Economics
Field economics
Alma mater University of Cambridge and London School of Economics
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John Hardman Moore FBA FRSE (born May 7, 1954) is an economic theorist. He was appointed Professor of Political Economy at the University of Edinburgh School of Economics in 2000. Previously, in 1983, he was appointed to the London School of Economics, where in 1990 he became Professor of Economic Theory, a position he still holds.

Education and career

Moore obtained a B.A. in Mathematics at the [1]

Moore has held visiting positions at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Princeton University. Between 1997 and 2000, he was a Professor of Economics at the University of St Andrews. He was a Managing Editor of the Review of Economic Studies, 1987–91. He was the first Director of the Scottish Institute for Research in Economics from 2006 to 2009.

Moore was elected a fellow of the Econometric Society in 1989, of the British Academy in 1999, of the Royal Society of Edinburgh in 2003, and of the European Economic Association in 2004. He is a Foreign Honorary Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Economic Association.

Moore was the 2010 President of the Econometric Society.

Moore was the recipient of the 1999 Yrjö Jahnsson Award of the European Economic Association. He shared the prize with Nobuhiro Kiyotaki.

In 2010, Kiyotaki and Moore won the Stephen A. Ross Prize in Financial Economics for their 1997 paper "Credit Cycles" in the Journal of Political Economy.

Research contribution

He is known for his contribution to the Grossman-Hart-Moore theory of property rights and the Kiyotaki-Moore model of credit cycles.


  1. ^ The age of expansion at the Edinburgh School of Economics. Accessed February 24, 2013.

External links

  • John Moore's Homepage
  • University of Edinburgh homepage
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