Professor Emeritus, SOAS, University of London

John Weeks is Emeritus Professor of Economics at the School of Oriental & African Studies (SOAS) and author of the recent book, Economics of the 1%: How mainstream economics serves the rich, obscures reality and distorts policy (Anthem Press).

He is a founding member of "Economists for Rational Economic Policies", that is a non-party, independent group of economists that produces policy briefs on requests from journalists, politicians and NGOs.

He also has a weekly programme on Radio Free Brighton called Economic Updates for the 99%, and is a frequent guest on the "Global Perspectives" programme on Share Radio in London.

Experience

  • –present
    Professor Emeritus, SOAS, University of London

Publications

  • 2014
    Economics of the 1%: How mainstream economics serves the rich, obscures reality and distorts policy, Anthem Press