About Us

We – Jonathan Haskel and Stian Westlake – started this blog to help us think about a book we’re writing on intangible investment and what it means for the economy. The book (working title “The Intangible Economy”) will be published in 2017 by Princeton University Press.

Jonathan Haskel is Professor of Economics at Imperial College Business School, Imperial College London and Academic Director of the School. (Longer biography here; blog here.) He is @haskelecon on Twitter.

Stian Westlake is Executive Director of Policy & Research at Nesta, the UK’s national foundation for innovation. (Longer biography and blog here.) He is @stianwestlake on Twitter.