Dr Thomas Renstrom, MA, DPhil (PhD) Oxford
Thomas is the Director of our MSc Finance (Economics/Accounting) programmes. He teaches Advanced Macro, Advanced Micro, and Public Economics, both at undegratuate and MSc level.
Thomas received his DPhil (PhD) from the University of Oxford, under supervision of Nobel Laureate Sir James A. Mirrlees. Thomas is Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, External Examiner at the London Metropolitan Univeristy, and member of the Doctoral Programme Committee at the University of Pisa, Italy.
- Dynamic economies with consumer heterogenieiy
- Endogenous firm objectives
- Environmental economics
- Optimal taxation
- Political economy
- Public economics
- Economic Growth and Policy
Indicators of Esteem
- 2006: Plenary talk to the Politeia Conference: "Poverty or Prosperity: What tax is best for a flourishing future?", Politeia, London, July 2006.
- 2005: Co-organiser of the European Public Choice Society Annual Conference: Durham 31 March- 3 April 2005
- 2005: The Gosnell Lecture, Rochester Institute of Technology: Rochester, USA, 2005 Title: Political Economy of Taxation.
- 2002: Main organiser of the CEPR-IHS conference Dynamic Aspects of Policy Reforms: Vienna 27-29 September 2002
- 2002: Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Economy, Rochester: University of Rochester W. Allen Wallis Institute of Political Economy
- 2001: Main organiser of the CEPR-EPRU conference on Dynamic Aspects of Public Expenditure: Copenhagen 28-30 September 2001
- Associate Editor of Korean Journal of Public Choice: Journal of the Korean Public Choice Society, ISSN 1975-4981
- Fellow of the Higher Education Academy:
Journal papers: academic
- Spataro, L. & Renstrom, T. (2012). Optimal taxation, critical-level utilitarianism and economic growth. Journal of Public Economics 96(9-10): 727-738.
- Renström, T.I. & Spataro, L. (2011). The optimum growth rate for population under critical-level utilitarianism. Journal of Population Economics 24(3): 1181-1201.
- Basu, P. & Renström, T I. (2007). Optimal dynamic labor taxation. Macroeconomic Dynamics 11(5): 567-588.
- Marsiliani, L. & Renstrom, T.I. (2007). Political institutions and economic growth. Economics of Governance 8(3): 233-261.
- Marsiliani, L. & Renström, T I. (2007). The role of government commitment for environmental policy and capital movements. B.E. Journal of Macroeconomics 6(3): 29.
- Basu, P., Marsiliani, L. & Renström, T I. (2004). Optimal dynamic taxation with indivisible labour. The Manchester School 72(s1): 34-54.
- Renstrom, T. & Yalcin, E. (2003). Endogenous firm objectives. Journal of Public Economic Theory 5(1): 67-94.
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