Dr Toke Aidt

Fellow, Director of Studies in Economics
University Positions
Specialising in
Political Economics

Toke Aidt is a Reader at the Faculty of Economics and a Fellow of Jesus College.

Academic interests

Toke Aidt's academic interests include:

  • Political economics
  • Economic history
  • Environmental policy
  • Corruption.

Degrees obtained

  • PhD in Economics, University of Aarhus, Denmark.

Awards and prizes

  • Wicksell Prize 1999.
  • Pilkington Prize 2007.


Toke Aidt is editor of the European Journal of Political Economy and on the editorial board of Public Choice and Constitutional Political Economy. He was awarded the Wicksell Prize in 1999 by the European Public Choice Society and the Pilkington Prize in 2007 for excellence in teaching by the University of Cambridge.

He was president of the European Public Choice Society from 2013 to 2015 and is currently a member of the Syndicate of the Cambridge University Press.

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