Economics staff collage

Faculty activity in research centres

This is a list of the activities of Economics faculty within the Research Centres with which they are affiliated. Click on the links for further information on a member of staff. You can also browse members of faculty alphabetically using the link on the right, Faculty A-Z.

Centre for Economic Performance

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Professor Philippe Aghion
PhD, Harvard University
Professor of Economics
Associate at CEP - Growth Research Programme
Commissioner at LSE Growth Commission

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Professor Tim Besley
DPhil, Oxford University
School Professor of Economics and Political Science
W Arthur Lewis Professor of Development Economics
Associate at CEP - Trade Research Programme
Co-chair of LSE Growth Commission
Teaching at IPA
Associate at STICERD - Economic Organisation and Public Policy Programme; Public Economics Programme; Psychology and Economics Initiative

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Dr Swati Dhingra
PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Lecturer in Economics
Associate at CEP - Trade Research Programme

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Dr Jeremiah Dittmar
PhD, UC Berkeley
Assistant Professor of Economics
Associate at CEP - Trade Research Programme
Teaching at IPA

Luis Garicano

Professor Luis Garicano
PhD, University of Chicago
Professor of Economics and Strategy (Department of Economics and Department of Management)
Associate at CEP - Growth Research Programme

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Professor Stephen Machin
PhD, University of Warwick
Professor of Economics
Director of CEP
Programme Director at CEP - Labour Markets Research Programme
Co-chair of LSE Growth Commission

Alan Manning

Professor Alan Manning
DPhil, Oxford University
Professor of Economics
Junior Recruitment Committee Chair
Programme Director at CEP - Community Research Programme
Associate at CEP - Labour Markets Research Programme

Guy Michaels

Dr Guy Michaels
PhD, MIT
Associate Professor of Economics
Associate at CEP - Labour Markets Research Programme

Gianmarco Ottaviano

Professor Gianmarco Ottaviano
PhD, Université Catholique de Louvain
Professor of Economics
Associate at CEP - Trade Research Programme
Commissioner at LSE Growth Commission

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Professor Steve Pischke
PhD, Princeton University
Professor of Economics
Associate at CEP - Labour Markets Research Programme; Wellbeing Research Programme

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Dr Thomas Sampson
PhD, Harvard University
Lecturer in Economics
Associate at CEP - Trade Research Programme
Teaching at IPA

Johannes Spinnewijn

Dr Johannes Spinnewijn
PhD, MIT
Associate Professor of Economics
Associate at CEP - Labour Markets Research Programme
Teaching at IPA
Associate at STICERD - Economic Organisation and Public Policy Programme; Public Economics Programme; Theory Group; Psychology and Economics Initiative

Daniel Sturm

Professor Daniel Sturm
PhD, LSE
Professor of Economics
Executive MPA Co-Director
Executive MPP Co-Director
Associate at CEP - Trade Research Programme
Associate at STICERD - Economic Organisation and Public Policy Programme
Teaching at IPA

Centre for Macroeconomics

David Baqaee

Dr David Baqaee
PhD, Harvard University
Assistant Professor of Economics 
Associate at CFM

 

Charlie Bean

Professor Sir Charles Bean
PhD, MIT
Professor of Economics
Associate at CFM

Gianluca Benigno

Dr Gianluca Benigno
PhD, UC Berkeley
Reader in Economics
Associate at CFM

Francesco Caselli

Professor Francesco Caselli
PhD, Harvard University
Norman Sosnow Professor of Economics
Programme Leader at CFM - Shifts in the World Economy and their Consequences Programme
Commissioner at LSE Growth Commission
Teaching at IPA

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Professor Wouter Den Haan
PhD, Carnegie Mellon University
Professor of Economics
PhD Placement Director
Director of Public Events of the Department of Economics
Co-Director of CFM
Programme Leader at CFM - Developing New Methodologies Programme; Interaction between Financial Markets, Monetary Policy, and the Macro Economy Programme

Ethan Ilzetzki

Dr Ethan Ilzetzki
PhD, University of Maryland
Lecturer in Economics
Associate at CFM
Teaching at IPA

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Dr Keyu Jin
PhD, Harvard University
Associate Professor of Economics
Associate at CFM

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Professor the Lord Mervyn King
BA (First Class Honours), King's College, Cambridge
School Professor of Economics and Political Science
Associate at CFM

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Dr Rachel Ngai
PhD, University of Pennsylvania
Associate Professor (Reader) of Economics
Associate at CFM

Christopher Pissarides

Professor Sir Christopher Pissarides
PhD, LSE
Regius Professor of Economics
Chair of CFM
Programme Leader at CFM - Labour Markets Programme; Unemployment Levels after a Severe Crisis and Long-Term Prospects Programme
Commissioner at LSE Growth Commission

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Professor Ricardo Reis
PhD, Harvard University
A W Phillips Professor of Economics
Associate at CFM

Kevin Sheedy

Dr Kevin Sheedy
PhD, Cambridge University
Assistant Professor of Economics
Associate at CFM

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Professor Silvana Tenreyro
PhD, Harvard University
Professor of Economics
Programme Leader at CFM - Shifts in the World Economy and their Consequences Programme
Programme Director at IGC - Macroeconomics Research Programme

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Dr Shengxing Zhang
PhD, New York University
Assistant Professor of Economics
Associate at CFM
Research Associate at Systemic Risk Centre

International Growth Centre

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Professor Nava Ashraf
PhD, Harvard University
Professor of Economics
Research Director at Marshall Institute
Associate at IGC - Lead Academic for IGC Zambia
Programme Co-Director at STICERD - Psychology and Economics Programme
Teaching at IPA

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Professor Oriana Bandiera
PhD, Boston College
Professor of Economics
Sir Anthony Atkinson Chair in Economics
Director of STICERD
Programme Co-Director at IGC - State Capabilities Research Programme
Teaching at IPA

Gharad Bryan

Dr Gharad Bryan
PhD, Yale University
Lecturer in Economics
Programme Co-Director at IGC - Cities Research Programme
Associate at STICERD - Economic Organisation and Public Policy Programme; Psychology and Economics Initiative
Teaching at IPA

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Professor Robin Burgess
DPhil, Oxford University
Professor of Economics
Director of IGC
Teaching at IPA
Academic staff at South Asia Centre
Programme Co-Director at STICERD - Economic Organisation and Public Policy Programme

Greg Fischer

Dr Greg Fischer
PhD, MIT
Lecturer in Economics
Programme Co-Director at IGC - Firms Research Programme (Entrepreneurship)
MPA Programme Coordinator
Teaching at IPA
Academic staff at South Asia Centre
Associate at STICERD - Economic Organisation and Public Policy Programme

Maitreesh Ghatak

Professor Maitreesh Ghatak
PhD, Harvard University
Professor of Economics
Deputy Head of Department for Research
Lead Academic at IGC - India-Bihar Country Team
Programme Director at STICERD - Economic Organisation and Public Policy Programme
Academic staff at South Asia Centre
Associate at STICERD - Theory Group; Psychology and Economics Initiative

Jonathan Leape

Dr Jonathan Leape
PhD, Harvard University
Associate Professor of Economics
On secondment as Executive Director of IGC

Gerard Padro i Miquel

Professor Gerard Padro i Miquel
PhD, MIT
Professor of Economics
Programme Co-Director at IGC - Governance, Accountability and Political Economy Research Programme
MPA Programme Director
Teaching at IPA
Associate at STICERD - Economic Organisation and Public Policy Programme

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Professor Lord Nicholas Stern
DPhil, Oxford University
IG Patel Chair of Economics and Government
Global Governance: INET@LSE
Chair of Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment
Director of India Observatory
Senior Adviser at IGC
Chair of LSE Asia Research Centre
Governing Board Member at LSE Cities
Co-Chair of the LSE Growth Commission
Associate at STICERD - Economic Organisation and Public Policy Programme; Public Economics Programme

John Sutton

Professor John Sutton
PhD, University of Sheffield
Sir John Hicks Professor of Economics
MSc Economics and Management Programme Director
Researcher at IGC
Academic staff at South Asia Centre
Programme Director at STICERD - Economics of Industry Programme

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Professor Silvana Tenreyro
PhD, Harvard University
Professor of Economics
Programme Leader at CFM - Shifts in the World Economy and their Consequences Programme
Programme Director at IGC - Macroeconomics Research Programme

The Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines

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Professor Nava Ashraf
PhD, Harvard University
Professor of Economics
Research Director at Marshall Institute
Associate at IGC - Lead Academic for IGC Zambia
Programme Co-Director at STICERD - Psychology and Economics Programme
Teaching at IPA

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Professor Oriana Bandiera
PhD, Boston College
Professor of Economics
Sir Anthony Atkinson Chair in Economics
Director of STICERD
Programme Co-Director at IGC - State Capabilities Research Programme
Teaching at IPA

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Professor Tim Besley
DPhil, Oxford University
School Professor of Economics and Political Science
W Arthur Lewis Professor of Development Economics
Associate at CEP - Trade Research Programme
Co-chair of LSE Growth Commission
Teaching at IPA
Associate at STICERD - Economic Organisation and Public Policy Programme; Public Economics Programme; Psychology and Economics Initiative

Margaret Bray

Dr Margaret Bray
DPhil, Oxford University
Reader in Economics
Associate at FMG
Associate at STICERD - Theory Group
Part-time Teacher Trainer
University of London International Programmes Academic Coordinator (Economics)

Gharad Bryan

Dr Gharad Bryan
PhD, Yale University
Lecturer in Economics
Programme Co-Director at IGC - Cities Research Programme
Associate at STICERD - Economic Organisation and Public Policy Programme; Psychology and Economics Initiative
Teaching at IPA

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Professor Robin Burgess
DPhil, Oxford University
Professor of Economics
Director of IGC
Teaching at IPA
Academic staff at South Asia Centre
Programme Co-Director at STICERD - Economic Organisation and Public Policy Programme

Frank Cowell

Professor Frank Cowell
PhD, Cambridge University
Professor of Economics
Undergraduate Programme Director
Programme Co-Director at STICERD - Public Economics Programme

Andrew Ellis

Dr Andrew Ellis
PhD, Boston University
Lecturer in Economics
Associate at STICERD - Theory Group

Erik Eyster

Professor Erik Eyester
PhD, UC Berkeley
Professor of Economics
Deputy Head of Department for Teaching
Programme Co-Director at STICERD - Theory Group; Psychology and Economics Initiative

Leonardo Felli

Professor Leonardo Felli
PhD, MIT
Professor of Economics
Head of Department
Associate at STICERD - Theory Group Programme

Greg Fischer

Dr Greg Fischer
PhD, MIT
Lecturer in Economics
Programme Co-Director at IGC - Firms Research Programme (Entrepreneurship)
MPA Programme Coordinator
Teaching at IPA
Academic staff at South Asia Centre
Associate at STICERD - Economic Organisation and Public Policy Programme

Alessandro Gavazza

Professor Alessandro Gavazza
PhD, New York University
Professor of Economics
Associate at STICERD - Economics of Industry Programme

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Dr Matthew Gentry
PhD, New York University
Lecturer in Economics
Associate at STICERD - Economics of Industry Programme

Maitreesh Ghatak

Professor Maitreesh Ghatak
PhD, Harvard University
Professor of Economics
Deputy Head of Department for Research
Lead Academic at IGC - India-Bihar Country Team
Programme Director at STICERD - Economic Organisation and Public Policy Programme
Academic staff at South Asia Centre
Associate at STICERD - Theory Group; Psychology and Economics Initiative

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Dr Vassilis Hajivassiliou
PhD, MIT
Associate Professor (Reader) of Economics
MSc Economics (2 year) Programme Director
Associate at FMG
Associate at STICERD - Econometrics Programme
Teaching at Department of Finance

John Hardman Moore

Professor John Hardman Moore
PhD, LSE
Professor of Economic Theory
Associate at FMG
Associate at STICERD - Theory Group

Javier Hidalgo

Professor Javier Hidalgo
PhD, LSE 
Professor of Econometrics
Programme Co-Director at STICERD - Econometrics Programme

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Dr Xavier Jaravel
PhD, Harvard University
Assistant Professor of Economics
Associate at STICERD

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Dr Tatiana Komarova
PhD, Northwestern University
Lecturer in Economics
Associate at STICERD - Econometrics Programme

Camille Landais

Professor  Camille Landais
PhD, Paris School of Economics
Professor of Economics
Associate at STICERD - Public Economics Programme
Teaching at IPA

Gilat Levy

Professor Gilat Levy
PhD, Princeton University
Professor of Economics
Programme Co-Director at STICERD - Theory Group

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Dr Matthew Levy
PhD, UC Berkeley
Lecturer in Economics
Associate at STICERD - Theory Group; Psychology and Economics Initiative

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Dr Rachael Meager
PhD, MIT
Assistant Professor of Economics
Associate at STICERD

Francesco Nava

Dr Francesco Nava
PhD, University of Chicago
Lecturer in Economics
MSc Economics Programme Director
Programme Co-Director at STICERD - Theory Group

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Professor Taisuke Otsu
PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Professor of Econometrics
MSc Econometrics and Mathematical Economics Programme Director
Associate at STICERD - Econometrics Programme

Gerard Padro i Miquel

Professor Gerard Padro i Miquel
PhD, MIT
Professor of Economics
Programme Co-Director at IGC - Governance, Accountability and Political Economy Research Programme
MPA Programme Director
Teaching at IPA
Associate at STICERD - Economic Organisation and Public Policy Programme

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Professor Martin Pesendorfer
PhD, Northwestern University
Professor of Economics
Associate at STICERD - Economics of Industry Programme

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Professor Michele Piccione
PhD, New York University
Professor of Economics
Associate at STICERD - Theory Group

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Professor Ronny Razin
PhD, Princeton University
Professor of Economics
Programme Co-Director at STICERD - Theory Group

Daniel Reck

Dr Daniel Reck
PhD, University of Michigan
Assistant Professor of Economics
Associate at STICERD

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Professor Peter Robinson
PhD, Australian National University
Tooke Professor of Economic Science and Statistics
Programme Co-Director at STICERD - Econometrics Programme

Marcia Schafgans

Dr Marcia Schafgans
PhD, Yale University
Associate Professor of Economics
Associate at STICERD - Econometrics Programme

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Professor Mark Schankerman
PhD, Harvard University
Professor of Economics
Associate at STICERD - Economics of Industry Programme

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Dr Pasquale Schiraldi
PhD, Boston University
Lecturer in Economics
Associate at STICERD - Economics of Industry Programme

Johannes Spinnewijn

Dr Johannes Spinnewijn
PhD, MIT
Associate Professor of Economics
Associate at CEP - Labour Markets Research Programme
Teaching at IPA
Associate at STICERD - Economic Organisation and Public Policy Programme; Public Economics Programme; Theory Group; Psychology and Economics Initiative

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Professor Lord Nicholas Stern
DPhil, Oxford University
IG Patel Chair of Economics and Government
Global Governance: INET@LSE
Chair of Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment
Director of India Observatory
Senior Adviser at IGC
Chair of LSE Asia Research Centre
Governing Board Member at LSE Cities
Co-Chair of the LSE Growth Commission
Associate at STICERD - Economic Organisation and Public Policy Programme; Public Economics Programme

Daniel Sturm

Professor Daniel Sturm
PhD, LSE
Professor of Economics
Executive MPA Co-Director
Executive MPP Co-Director
Associate at CEP - Trade Research Programme
Associate at STICERD - Economic Organisation and Public Policy Programme
Teaching at IPA

John Sutton

Professor John Sutton
PhD, University of Sheffield
Sir John Hicks Professor of Economics
MSc Economics and Management Programme Director
Researcher at IGC
Academic staff at South Asia Centre
Programme Director at STICERD - Economics of Industry Programme

Balazs Szentes

Professor Balazs Szentes
PhD, Boston University
Professor of Economics
MRes/PhD Programme Director and EDP Coordinator
Programme Director at STICERD - Theory Group Programme