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Eric Beinhocker is a Professor of Public Policy Practice at the Blavatnik School of
Government, University of Oxford. He is also the Executive Director of the Institute
for New Economic Thinking at the University’s Oxford Martin School. INET Oxford is a
research center devoted to applying leading-edge interdisciplinary approaches to
issues including financial system stability, innovation and growth, economic
inequality, and environmental sustainability. Beinhocker is also a Supernumerary
Fellow in Economics at Oriel College and an External Professor at the Santa Fe Institute,
Prior to joining Oxford, Beinhocker had an 18-year career at McKinsey & Company
where he was a partner and held leadership roles in McKinsey’s Strategy Practice, its
Climate Change and Sustainability Practice, and the McKinsey Global Institute.
Beinhocker writes frequently on economic, business, and public policy issues and his
work has appeared in the Financial Times, Bloomberg, The Times, the Guardian, The
Atlantic, Newsweek, Democracy, and he is the author The Origin of Wealth: The
Radical Remaking of Economics and What It Means for Business and Society.
Beinhocker is a graduate of Dartmouth College and the MIT Sloan School, and is
originally from Boston, Massachusetts.