Dr Jason Lennard

Dr Jason Lennard

Post-doctoral researcher

Department of Economic History

Room No
SAR 5.08
Office Hours
By appointment - please email
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Key Expertise
economic policy, financial crises and national accounting in the long run

About me

Jason Lennard is a post-doctoral researcher at the Department of Economic History, LSE. His research focuses on economic policy, financial crises and national accounting in a historical perspective. His work has been published in the Economic History Review, European Review of Economic History, Explorations in Economic History and Journal of Economic Literature. He has a PhD in Economic History from Lund University in Sweden, which investigated the sources of economic fluctuations in the United Kingdom between 1750 and 1938. He has taught undergraduate and postgraduate courses in econometrics, economic history and financial history.

Prior to joining the London School of Economics, he was a researcher at the Economic Statistics Centre of Excellence and a Senior Economist at the National Institute of Economic and Social Research.

Teaching - Lent 2020

EH422 Topics in Quantitative Economic History

EH427  Quantitative topics in economic history II: time series and economic dynamics


Journal Articles 

‘Uncertainty and the Great Slump’, Economic History Review, (forthcoming).

 ‘Irish GDP between the Famine and the First World War: Estimates Based on a Dynamic Factor Model’ with Fredrik N G Andersson, European Review of Economic History 21, no. 1 (2019), pp. 50-71.

 ‘Did Monetary Policy Matter: Narrative Evidence from the Classical Gold Standard’, Explorations in Economic History 68, no. 1 (2018), pp. 16-36.

 ‘Monetary Aggregates for Ireland, 1840-1921’ with Seán Kenny, Economic History Review 71, no. 4 (2018), pp. 1249-69. 

Book Review

‘The National Debt: A Short History’, Journal of Economic Literature 57, no. 2 (2019), pp. 434-6.

View CV here: Dr Jason Lennard CV [pdf] .

Expertise Details

economic policy; financial crises and national accounting in the long run.