GEORGE RICHARDSON’S CAREER AND THE LITERATURE OF ECONOMICS
George Richardson’s academic career is full of the kinds of achievements of which most academics can merely dream. His entry in International Who’s Who reveals that, after teaching economics as a fellow of St John’s College, Oxford, from 1951, he was promoted in 1969 to University Reader in Economics, a post he held until 1973. Between 1974 and 1988 he was Chief Executive of Oxford University Press and from 1989 until his retirement he was Warden of Keble College, Oxford. His expertise as an industrial economist was recognised in his appointments as a member of the Monopolies Commission and as a Member of the Economic Development Committee for the Electrical ...