Research highlighted in a dictionary

Research at the Department

In various rankings of departments produced by the profession, based on publications in leading journals, the LSE Economics Department has consistently been in the top twenty worldwide. All mainstream areas are strongly represented.

See the full listings of our faculty research and some selected faculty publications.


Faculty Research

Find out the research interests of each faculty member.


Selected Faculty Publications and Economica Journal

See the listings of selected faculty publications (from 2008 onwards) and of the issues of the Economica journal (from 2016 onwards).


Research Impact and Case Studies

Find information about the Research Excellence Framework and its results in 2014, as well as about the impact of our faculty research.


Analysis and reports

Browse a range of analysis and policy items, reports, parliamentary evidency, and various publications.



Research centres

Most research activity is integrated within collaborative programmes organised by LSE research centres. The main economics-related centres, which provide a first-class research environment, are the following:

Suntory and Toyota International Centre for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD)

Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)

Financial Markets Group (FMG)

Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion (CASE)

Spatial Economics Research Centre (SERC)

International Growth Centre (IGC)

Centre for Macroeconomics (CFM)