tejvanTejvan Pettinger

Born in Runymeade, grew up in Menston, Yorkshire.

School: Bradford Grammar

University: Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford University

Occupation: Self-employed writer/cyclist.

Tejvan Pettinger about / contact

Personal blog


Cycling Uphill – cycling blog

  • 1st National Hill Climb Championship 2013
  • 2nd National 12 hour TT 2016 – 284 miles
  • 3rd National 100 miles TT 2014
  • 7th British Time Trial Championship 2015
  • 67 wins out of 116 hill climbs
  • 123 wins in open events


I studied PPE at Oxford University, and taught in Oxford for several years. I now run my own economics website. I have published a few books

  • Pettinger: Cracking Economics Octopus Press (2016)
  • Pettinger: What Would Keynes Do? Octopus Press (2017)
  • Pettinger: Economics Without the Boring Bits (2021)


Biography Online

Buddha Daibutsu, Kamakura

Selected biographies of famous and inspiring people

Biography Online



Sri Chinmoy

Sri Chinmoy is my spiritual teacher. I give meditation classes in Oxford and Yorkshire.

Sri Chinmoy Centre

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