Ben Lockwood is Professor of Economics at Warwick University and his research areas include the that behavioural public finance, taxation of business, especially the financial sector, empirical and theoretical aspects of tax competition, and fiscal decentralisation. His teaching covers the economics of public policy, micro economics, and political economy. Professor Lockwood is a Research Fellow at CEPR and CESifo, and a Research Director at the Centre for Business Taxation at the University of Oxford. He is a member of the editorial boards of several journals, including the Economic Journal, International Tax and Public Finance, and Social Choice and Welfare.