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Roger G. OPIE

economist

Roger G. OPIE, economist in the field of Economic Planning Theory. Member, United Kingdom Monopolies and Mergers Commission, 1968-1981, United Kingdom Price Commission, 1977-1980; Commander of the British Empire, 1976.

Background

OPIE, Roger G. was born in 1927 in Adelaide, Australia.

Education

Master of Arts University Adelaide, 1950. MPhil, Master of Arts University Oxford, 1954, 1961.

Career

Fellow, Lector Economics, New College Oxford, since 1961.

Achievements

  • Member, United Kingdom Monopolies and Mergers Commission, 1968-1981, United Kingdom Price Commission, 1977-1980. Commander of the British Empire, 1976.

Views

Contributed intensively and extensively to the preparation and writing of the United Kingdom National Plan (1965) as Assistant Director, United Kingdom Dept, of Economic Affairs. Later professional work (1967-1970) has been to advise the Chairman of the United Kingdom National Board for Prices and Incomes and to participate in numerous investigations carried out by the Monopolies and Mergers Commission and the Price Commission.