Tuesday, 6 July 2010

Professor Robin Matthews 1927-2010

Professor Robin Matthews, who died in June, was Professor of Political Economy 1980 - 1991 and Master of Clare College 1975-1993. His publications include The Trade Cycle (1958), The theory of economic growth a survey co-authored with Frank Hahn published in the Economic Journal in 1964, Why has Britain had full employment since the war? a much admired paper published in the Economic Journal in 1968, and British Economic Growth 1856-1973 a major treatise written with Feinstein and Odling Smee He was also a chess problemist and specialised in directmate three-moves.