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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


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Monday - Friday 10:00-17:00

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Celebrating 120 years of LSE:
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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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The Economics Annual Review for 2014-2015 is now available.

This year’s issue includes an interview with Professor Oriana Bandiera, an article commemorating the Nobel Prize winning economist Sir William Arthur Lewis, briefings by the Research Centres, and Professor Nicholas Barr talking about the adventures and achievements of Bill Phillips, famous as the originator of the Phillips Curve and known as the 'Indiana Jones' of economists, as well as the usual lists of prize-winners, new appointments, research students, and selected publications.

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Dr Johannes Spinnewijn awarded the Wiley Prize in Economics by the British Academy.


Graduate Open Evening 2015

Graduate Open Evening

Booking are now open for the Graduate Open Evening on Wednesday 4 November. Book here.

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Faculty Job Openings at the Department

Assistant Professor of Economics
Deadline for applications 18 November 2015

Professor/Associate Professor of Economics
Deadline for applications 27 January 2016

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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


                     Selected Faculty Publications  more>>
American Economic Review
Goos, Maarten, Alan Manning, and Anna Salomons (2014) Explaining job polarization: routine-biased technological change and offshoring. American Economic Review, 104(8), pp. 2509-2526.              
American Economic Review

 Nocco, Antonella, Gianmarco I. P. Ottaviano, and Matteo Salto (2014) Monopolistic competition and optimum product selection. American Economic Review, 104 (5), pp. 304-309.                

American Economic Review

Robson, Arthur J., and Balázs Szentes (2014) A biological theory of social discounting. American Economic Review, 104 (11), pp. 3481-3497.        

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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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