Jay, Peter

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JAY, Peter

JAY, Peter. British, b. 1937. Genres: Economics, International relations/Current affairs. Career: Principal, Treasury, London, 1964-67; Economics Ed., The Times, London, 1967-77, and Associate Ed., Times Business News, 1969-77; Presenter, Weekend World, TV programme, 1972-77; British Ambassador to the United States, 1977-79; Director, Economist Intelligence Unit, London, 1979-83; Chairman, National Council for Voluntary Organisations, 1981-86; Sr. Editorial Consultant, 1983-84, and Ed., 1984-86, Banking World, London; Chief of Staff to Robert Maxwell, Publisher of Mirror Group Newspapers and Chairman of Maxwell; Communication Corp. and Pergamon, 1986-90; Economics Ed., BBC, London, 1990-2001; Director, Bank of England, 2003-. Publications: The Budget, 1972; (with others) America and the World 1979, 1980; The Crisis for Western Political Economy and Other Essays, 1984; (with M. Stewart) Apocalypse 2000, 1987; The Road to Riches, or the Wealth of Man, 2000. Address: Hensington Farmhouse, Woodstock, Oxon. OX20 1LH, England. Online address: [email protected]