Professor Peter Sinclair

Professor Peter Sinclair

The Department of Economics
Emeritus Professor

Contact details

Department of Economics
University of Birmingham
JG Smith Building
B15 2TT


BA / MA Oxford, PPE, D.Phil. Oxford





International, monetary, and public economics, and the theory of economic policy

Other activities

Chairman, Royal Economic Society Easter School (since 1994)

MY LINKS: Personal Homepage


Ezra Mishan, Contrarian and Sage; an Appreciation, 2016, Singapore Economic Review, 61, 1-9

Labour Market Integration: Kipling is Wrong, 2016, ch. 10, 113-132, in Boosting Europe's Competitiveness, eds. M. Belka, E. Nowotny et al, for the Austrian and Polish National Banks, Oesterreichische Nationalbank and Elgar

Monetary Policy Normals, Future and Past (with W. Allen), 2017, National Institute Economic Review, July, R5-R12

Real Estate, Construction, Money, Credit and Finance, 2019, ch. 11, 337-68, in The Oxford Handbook of the Economics of Central Banking, eds. D. Mayes, P. Siklos and J. Sturm, Oxford University Press 

Rebalancing the UK Economy, 2019, Manchester School, 87, 62-77

"How We Might Model a Credit Squeeze, and Draw Some Policy Implications for Responding to it" P. Sinclair, Discussion Paper Series, 2008.

"The Whys and Wherefores of Controlling Inflation" P. Sinclair, Discussion Paper Series, 2008.

"Does the Linkage between Stock Market Performance and Economic Growth vary across Greater China?" X. Liu and P. Sinclair, Applied Economics Letters, 2008, vol 15, 505-8.

"Trade, Foreign Direct Investment and Growth in Asian Economies", with X. Liu and C. Shu, forthcoming in Applied Economics

Review of "Keynes, the Keynesian and Monetarism", by T. Congdon, Business Economist, 2007, v 38, No 4, pp 160-162

"The Treasury and Economic Policy", ch 10 in Blair's Britain, ed. A. Seldon, Cambridge University Press, 2007: 185-213

"What do we really mean by Monetary (or Price) and Financial Stability?", Annual Republic Commemoration Lecture, Sri Lanka, 2007, Central Bank of Sri Lanka and the Centre for Banking Studies, Colombo

"Freeing Britain to Compete: Equipping the UK for Globalization", Economic Competitiveness Policy Group Report, ed J. Redwood and S. Wolfson (coauthor with others), 211 pp, 2007

"On Risk Aversion and Investment: a Theoretical Approach", with John Fender, Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, 2006 vol 162, No 4, 601-62