Home > Department of Economics

Department of Economics

How to contact us

(Postal address)
Department of Economics 
London School of Economics and Political Science
Houghton Street
London WC2A 2AE


Tel: +44 (0) 20 7955 7542/6426
Fax: +44 (0) 20 7831 4626
Email: Econ.Office@lse.ac.uk


Information Office (32L.1.01) Opening Hours:
Monday - Friday 10:00-17:00

Where to find us: Map
Location address:
32 Lincoln's Inn Fields
London WC2A 3PH


Connect with us: 

new_econ_mail0914   new_youtube0914   new_twitter0914  LinkedIn

facebookpage    Facebook_Logoxalumv30914     

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.


Academic Job

Professorship/Associate Professorship in Economics - Closing date: 31 January 2017

photograph of Nicholas Stern

Nick Stern's RES Presidency and PAS Award 

Lord Nicholas Stern has been appointed President of the Royal Economic Society 2018-2019 and has received the Best Use of Evidence Award by the Political Studies Association.

more on RES Presidency and PAS Award

photograph of Alan Manning

Migration Advisory Committee

Professor Alan Manning appointed as chair of the Migration Advisory Committee.


photograph of Ricardo Reis

LSE Financial Markets Research

Professor Ricardo Reis to contribute to new LSE financial markets research programme in partnership with Swiss Re.


photograph of Oriana Bandiera

The Econometric Society

We are pleased to announce that Professor Oriana Bandiera has been elected Fellow of the Econometric Society.


photograph of Camille Landais

Philip Leverhulme Prize

Dr Camille Landais has been named as one of the thirty 2016 Philip Leverhulme Prize Winners by the Leverhulme Trust.


photograph of Kenneth Rogoff, copyright IMF

Department of Economics and Centre for Macroeconomics Public Lecture  in November: The Curse of Cash by Kenneth S Rogoff (pictured left), Thomas D Cabot Professor of Public Policy, Harvard University  audio and video recordings  //  more>>

Department of Economics, Centre for Macroeconomics and Department of International Relations Public Lecture in November: Investing in Inclusive Growth by Bill Morneau (pictured left), Minister of Finance of Canada  audio recording  //  more>>

Department of Economics and Centre for Macroeconomics Public Lecture in September: The Wealth of Humans: Work, Power and Status in the Twenty-First Century by Ryan Avent, The Economist  audio and video recordings  //  more>>

                     Selected Faculty Publications  more>>
American Economic Journal: Economic Policy
Murray, Fiona, Aghion, Philippe, Mathias Dewatripont, Julian Kolev and Scott Stern. 2016. Of Mice and Academics: Examining the Effect  of Openness on Innovation. American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 8 (1), pp. 212-252.             
American Economic Journal: Microeconomics

Aghion, Philippe and Matthew O Jackson. 2016. Inducing Leaders to Take Risky Decisions: Dismissal, Tenure, and Term Limits. American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, 8 (3), pp. 1-38.

Journal of Political Economy

Aghion, Philippe, Dechezleprêtre, Antoine, Hémous, David, Martin, Ralf, and Van Reenen, John. 2016. Carbon Taxes, Path Dependency, and Directed Technical Change: Evidence from the Auto Industry. Journal of Political Economy, 124 (1), pp. 1-51.            

navisphere celestial globe by Emile Bertaux
Every year, we present our PhD students that are going in to the Job Market. Please go to PhD Job Market Candidates to find out more about their research and skills.
Pi symbols
Congratulations to our PhD students successfully placed last year. We wish you all good luck in your careers! See the lists of Job Market Candidates from previous years.
Research Impact logo