Professor Tim Besley

Professor Tim Besley

School Professor of Economics and Political Science

Department of Economics

Telephone
+44 (0)20 7955 6702
Extension
6702
Room No
32L.3.37
Office Hours
Monday mornings. Email Emma Taverner to make an appointment
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About me

Professor Sir Tim Besley is School Professor of Economics of Political Science and W. Arthur Lewis Professor of Development Economics in the Department of Economics at LSE.  He is also a member of the National Infrastructure Commission and, for 2018, is President of the Econometric Society.  He is a Fellow of the Econometric Society and British Academy.  He is also a Foreign Honorary Member of the American Economic Association and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. 

Named Chair
W Arthur Lewis Professor of Development Economics

Education
DPhil in Economics, Oxford University
CV, Short biography, Publications and data

Research Centres
CEP Trade Research Programme Associate
STICERD Economic Organisation and Public Policy Programme Associate | Public Economics Programme Associate | Psychology and Economics Initiative Associate

LSE Affiliations
LSE Growth Commission
Institute of Public Affairs

Teaching
EC201: Microeconomic Principles I
EC302: Political Economy
EC535: Development Economics for Research Students

Admin Support: Emma Taverner
Room number: 32L.1.28
Email: e.taverner@lse.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7955 7418

Webpages
LSE Growth Commission  |  IPA  |  South Asia Centre  |  STICERD  |  IPA

More
Faculty Profile in the Economics Annual Review 2012-2013

External affiliations
Fellow, All Souls College, Oxford

Other professional activities

Expertise

Development Economics; Public Economics; Political Economy