Thursday, March 23, 2006 

TimesOnline: Economist who left Britain is appointed to MPC post AN ECONOMIST who left Britain for the United States 17 years ago was named yesterday as the latest member of the Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee. David Blanchflower, an Ivy League labour market expert whose research includes the link between sex and happiness, will become a Monetary Policy Committee member on June 1, Gordon Brown announced in the Budget. Professor Blanchflower was born in Britain, but took American citizenship after securing an academic post at Dartmouth College, New Hampshire — where he is Professor of Economics — in 1989.
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