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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

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32 Lincoln's Inn Fields
London WC2A 3PH


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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. |

Economics Orientation Timetable 2014

The timetable is updated with information about orientation events specific to the Department of Economics  more>>|

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September 2014

Department of Economics and Centre for Macroeconomics Public Conversation: "The Shifts and The Shocks: What we've learned - and still have to learn - from the financial crisis" by Martin Wolf  more>>|

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September 2014

Professor Lord Nicholas Stern awarded the BIEE 10 Year Prize for Outstanding Contribution to British Energy Economics  more>>| 

September 2014

International Growth Centre (IGC), Growth Week 2014: Public Lectures  more>>|

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September 2014

Latest QS rankings put LSE Economics at 3rd in the world  more>>|

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August 2014

LSE Economics PhD student receives the Price Theory Scholar Award for the 2014-2015 academic year  more>>|

                     Some Selected Recent Publications  more>>|
Gentry, Matthew| and Tong, Li (2014) Identification in auctions with selective entry|. Econometrica 82 (1), pp. 315-344.
 Quarterly Journal of Economics
Kleven, Henrik Jacobsen|, Landais, Camille|, Saez, Emmanuel and Schultz, Esben (2014) Migration and wage effects of taxing top earners: evidence from the foreigners' tax scheme in Denmark|. The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 129 (1), pp. 333-378. [The paper can also be found here|]
American Economic Review
Mayer, Thierry, Melitz, Marc and Ottaviano, Gianmarco I. P.| (2014) Market size, competition, and the product mix of exporters|. American Economic Review, 104 (2), pp. 495-536.     
American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics
Michaillat, Pascal| (2014) A theory of countercyclical government multiplier|. American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, 6 (1), pp. 190-217.
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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.
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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|.