Diane Coyle is former Treasury economist with extensive links and memberships across the Neo-Liberal sphere. She has written numerous books and articles. Her most recent collaboration was the book New Wealth for Old Nations which she co-edited with ex Scottish executive Minister Wendy Alexander and her husband Brian Ashcroft who is the director of the Fraser of Allander Institute. Both Alexander and Coyle are members of the British American Project. She also wrote a book called Sex Drugs and Economics, its aim being, apparently, to demonstrate how economics can be fun! She is head of the consultancy Enlightenment Economics
Diane Coyle was the Economics Editor of The Independent newspaper (UK) between 1993 and 2001. She has a PhD from Harvard.
She is also: an alumnus of the British American Project
- on the Executive Committee of the Centre for Economic Policy Research.
- a Member of Council of the Royal Society of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce.
- an Advisory board member, ING Direct UK
- a Member of the Royal Economic Society
- the American Economic Association
- the Society of Business Economists.
- a Member of RES Committee on Women in Economics
- on the Advisory Panel, Centre for Public Policy for Regions, University of Glasgow/University of Strathclyde
- an Advisory board member of Britain in Europe.
- BBC Trust, trustee
Contact, References and Resources
- 1997 - The Weightless World
- 2001 - Paradoxes of Prosperity
- 2002 - Sex, Drugs and Economics
- 2005 - New Wealth for Old Nations: Scotlands Economic Prospects
- 2007 - The Soulful Science: What The Economists Really Do And Why It Matters