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London School of Economics and Political Science
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Celebrating 120 years of LSE:
Welcome to the Department of Economics at the LSE, one of the largest economics departments in the world. We are a leading research department, ensuring all mainstream areas of economics are strongly represented in research and teaching. For more information see About Us.
Welcome Week 2015
Information about the Welcome Week events specific to the Department is now available.
The Economics Department is pleased to announce that the department’s house journal, Economica, will be re-launched with a new team of editors from 1 January 2016.
Professor Sir Anthony Atkinson receives the 2015 EIB Outstanding Contribution Award for his research on the topic of this year's prize: the Economics of Inequality and Economic Growth.
Professor Francesco Caselli (pictured left) appointed Director of the Macreconomics and Growth Programme of the Centre for Economic Policy Research and Professor Oriana Bandiera appointed Co-Director of the Development Economics Programme.
We are delighted to announce that two members of the Department of Economics have been elected Fellows of the British Academy: Oriana Bandiera (pictured), Professor of Economics and Director of STICERD, and Philippe Aghion, who will join the Department on 1 August 2015 as LSE Centennial Professor of Economics.
Professor Tim Besley is to become the inaugural Sir William Arthur Lewis Professor of Development Economics at LSE. The William Arthur Lewis Chair was created by LSE to mark the centenary of the Nobel Prize winner's birth.
Nocco, Antonella, Gianmarco I. P. Ottaviano, and Matteo Salto (2014) Monopolistic competition and optimum product selection. American Economic Review, 104 (5), pp. 304-309.
Robson, Arthur J., and Balázs Szentes (2014) A biological theory of social discounting. American Economic Review, 104 (11), pp. 3481-3497.