David Begg is Professor of Economics at Imperial College Business School. From 2003 until 2011, he was Principal of the Business School.
His research interests are macroeconomics, monetary and exchange rate policy, monetary union and transition economies. He was the Chair of the Begg Commission (a distinguished group of international economists from the top universities in the world) on the ''UK Outside the Euro''. The Commission released their report in April 2003.
David is frequently commissioned as an advisor on monetary policy to organisations such as the Bank of England, IMF, and HM Treasury.
1987-88 As Head, Department of Economics, Birkbeck College, raised funds from charities (Leverhulme, Esmee Fairbairn Charitable trust) and private institutions (The Woolwich, Barclays Bank, Salomon Brothers) to launch new posts and an entire new programme in Financial Economics, allowing the economics department to grow by 40%
2000 Fundraising for Centre for Economic Policy Research to enhance their core funding. Persuaded West LB and Soc Gen to become corporate sponsors.
et al., 2003, The consequences of saying no: an independent report into the economic consequences of the UK saying no to the Euro, London, Britain in Europe Campaign Ltd, ISBN:9781903565209
Begg, D.K.H., Fischer, S., Dornbusch, R., 2003, Foundations of economics, London, McGraw-Hill Education, ISBN:9780077099855
Begg, D.K.H., Fischer, S., Dornbusch, R., 2003, Economics, London, McGraw-Hill, ISBN:9780077099473
Begg, D.K.H., Ward, D., 2003, Economics for business, London, McGraw-Hill, ISBN:9780077104290
et al., 2002, Surviving the slowdown (Monitoring the European Central Bank S.), London, Centre for Economic Policy Research, ISBN:9781898128656