Philip Arestis is professor and director of research, Cambridge Centre for Economics and Public Policy, Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge; and professor of economics in the Department of Applied Economics V, University of the Basque Country. He is also distinguished adjunct professor of economics at the University of Utah. He was visiting professor, University of Leeds, from 2013 to 2015; and professorial research associate, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, from 2003 to 2010. He also served as chief academic (external) adviser to the UK Government Economic Service on professional development in economics from 2005 to 2013. He is holder of the “Queen Victoria Eugenia” British Hispanic Chair of Doctoral Studies, and has been awarded “homage” by the Brazilian Keynesian Association (AKB) for his contribution to the spread of Keynesianism in Brazil. He held the title of Academician of the Academy of Social Sciences (AcSS), for contributions to social science, from September 2012 to July 2014, when he became a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences (FAcSS). He served as an economic consultant for the Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation program, under the auspices of the Asian Development Bank, from 2009 to 2010.
Arestis has published, as sole author or editor as well as coauthor and coeditor, a number of books, and has contributed chapters to numerous others; he has also produced reports for research institutes and publishes widely in academic journals. He serves on the editorial boards of several economics journals.