Gareth Myles is Professor of Economics at the University of Exeter and a Research Fellow at the Institute for Fiscal Studies. He is Managing Editor of Fiscal Studies and an Associate Editor of the Journal of Public Economic Theory. He obtained his BA from Warwick (1983), his MSc from the London School of Economics (1984) and his D.Phil (1987) from Oxford under the supervision of Professor Sir James Mirrlees. His first academic position was at the University of Warwick. He moved to the University of Exeter in 1992. His major research interest is in public economics and his publications include “Public Economics” (1995), “Intermediate Public Economics” (2006) and numerous papers in International Tax and Public Finance, the Journal of Public Economic Theory, and the Journal of Public Economics. He is an Academic Adviser to HM Treasury and HM Revenue and Customs. He has also provided economic advice to international bodies including the European Commission and the OECD. His leisure activities include sailing, skiing, and motorcycling.