Dr Neil  Lee

Dr Neil Lee

Assistant Professor of Economic Geography

Department of Geography and Environment

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About me

Neil is an Assistant Professor of Economic Geography at the LSE. He is also Director of the MSc in Local Economic Development and the BSc in Geography with Economics. He joined the Department in 2013, having previously been Head of Socio-Economic Research at The Work Foundation. He holds a PhD in Economic Geography from the LSE and was a visiting scholar at TCLab, Columbia University.

His research considers cities, economic change and the social dimensions of innovation. He is particularly interested in the distribution of the proceeds of growth and the links between innovation and inequality. He has also published on the economics of the creative industries and the link between cultural diversity, innovation and urban economies.

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Selected publications

  • Lee, N. and Rodriguez-Pose, A. (2014) Innovation in Creative Cities: Evidence from British Small Firms. Industry and Innovation, 21 (6). pp. 494-512

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