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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.

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Sir Tony Atkinson Tributes


Economica 333

Economica Journal

The January 2017 issue (volume 84, issue 333) of Economica is now published online.



Undergraduate Open Day

29 March 2017

The day has been designed to ensure that prospective students can obtain all the information they need to make a well-informed choice about university. Please book your place here.

Ann Pettifor (copyright: Drew McLellan CC BY-NC 2.0)

Department of Economics and Centre for Macroeconomics Public Lectures  in February: "The Production of Money: How to Break the Power of Bankers" by Ann Pettifor (pictured left, copyright: Drew McLellan CC BY-NC 2.0), political economist  audio and video recordings //  more>>

"Politics after Brexit and Trump: Rick Pildes in Conversation with Mervyn King"  audio and video recordings //  more>>


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Department of Economics and Centre for Macroeconomics Public Lecture in January: "Policy Issues Affecting the Bank of England: inflation control and social choice" by Mark Carney (pictured left, copyright: Bloomberg CC BY-NC-ND 2.0), Governor of the Bank of England, followed by a discussion and Q&A with Amartya Sen, Professor of Economics and Philosophy at Harvard University  audio and video recordings  //  image gallery  //  more>>

Department of Economics and Centre for Macroeconomics Public Lecture  in November: The Curse of Cash by Kenneth S Rogoff, 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, 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 Review
Ashraf, Nava, Edward L Glaeser, and Giacomo A M Ponzetto. 2016. Infrastructure, Incentives, and Institutions. American Economic Review: Papers & Proceedings 106 (5), pp. 77–82.      
American Economic Review

Arcidiacono, Peter, Esteban M Aucejo and Hotz V Joseph. 2016. University Differences in the Graduation of Minorities in STEM Fields: Evidence from California. American Economic Review, 106 (3), pp. 525-562.

The Economic Journal

Bean, Charles. 2016. Living with Low for Long. The Economic Journal, 126 (592), pp. 507–522.         

Review of Economics and Statistics
Caselli Francesco and Tesei Andrea. 2016. Resource Windfalls, Political Regimes, and Political Stability. The Review of Economics and Statistics, 98 (3), pp. 573-590.
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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.
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