Denys Gribbin – an appreciation

February 8, 2012

(by Bruce Lyons) We do not usually publish obituaries on this blog, but we have made an exception for an ‘unsung hero’ of the economic approach in UK competition policy – Denys Gribbin.  I first met him when I was a PhD student. Denys had already been the first Chief Economist at the OFT and had moved through other influential positions to the MMC.  I can affirm that he was enormously friendly to starting young economists and always encouraging us to apply industrial economics to cases and practical policy.  The following appreciation is by David Elliott. Read the rest of this entry »