The rise of the intangible economy with Jonathan Haskel, author of Capitalism without Capital | Brunswick

The rise of the intangible economy with Jonathan Haskel, author of Capitalism without Capital

As we move toward an economy that invests in intangibles like innovation, brand and reputation, what impact does that have on company value? We are joined by Professor Jonathan Haskel, Professor at Imperial College Business School and advisor to the Bank of England, to discuss how intangible factors are playing an increasingly important role in business performance and overall economic growth.

Jonathan Haskel is Professor of Economics at Imperial College Business School, Imperial College London.

He was previously Professor and Head of Department at the Department of Economics, Queen Mary, University of London.  He has taught at the University of Bristol and London Business School and been a visiting professor at the Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College, USA; Stern School of Business, New York University, USA;  and visiting researcher at the Australian National University.

Since 1 February 2016, he has been a non-Executive Director of the UK Statistics Authority.

Between 2001 and 2010 Jonathan was a Member, Reporting Panel of the Competition Commission (now the Competition and Markets Authority). He worked on market enquiries into mobile phones, home credit, and airports, and the EMAP/ABI merger.

He has been on the editorial boards of Economica, Journal of Industrial Economics and Economic Policy. His research interests are productivity, innovation, intangible investment and growth. He is the author, with Stian Westlake, of Capitalism Without Capital, Princeton University Press.

He obtained his BSc at University of Bristol and PhD at the London School of Economics.