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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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Location address:
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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Celebrating 120 years of LSE

In October 1895 LSE opened its doors to students for the first time. Find out more about LSE's history and join in our 120th anniversary celebrations. #LSE120


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Arthur Lewis at LSE - one of our best teachers

23 January 2015 marks the centenary of the birth of the Nobel Prize winning economist, William Arthur Lewis (1915-1991) - whose appointment in 1938 to a one year teaching contract, later converted to a four year appointment, makes him LSE’s first black academic.



LSE Research Festival 2015 launches an exciting new competition for PhD students and post-doctoral fellows: Strictly Come Researching! 


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Department of Economics and Centre for Macroeconomics Public Lectures and Conversations: 

Professor Barry Eichengreen (pictured): "Hall of Mirrors" (recordings|)

Dr Gabriel Zucman: "Inequality and Taxation in a Globalised World" (recordings|)

In Conversation with Professor Lawrence H. Summers (recordings|)

Definition of research @ Nigel Stead/LSE

The release of the 2014 Research Excellence Framework results, according which LSE confirmed its position as a world-leading research university, coincides with the launch of a new LSE Research Impact| website. The website highlights the many ways the School's research has positively influenced public life. The Department also showcases case studies of departmental research impact|.


                     Selected Faculty Publications  more>>|
American Economic Review
Gavazza, Alessandro|, Lizzeri, Alessandro and Riketskiy, Nikita (2014) A quantitative analysis of the used-car market|. American Economic Review, 104 (11), pp.3668-3700.
 American Economic Journal: Economic Policy

Kleven, Henrik Jacobsen| and Schultz, Esben (2014) Estimating taxable income responses using Danish tax reforms|. American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 6 (4), pp. 271-301.

 Journal of European Economic Association

Levy, Gilat| and Razin, Ronny| (2014) Rituals or good works: social signalling in religious organizations|. Journal of European Economic Association, 12 (5), pp. 1317-1360.

 Journal of European Economic Association

Nava, Francesco| and Schiraldi, Pasquale| (2014) Sales and collusion in a market with storage|. Journal of the European Economic Association, 12 (3), pp. 791-832.

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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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