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 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; a summary of faculty and their academic interests can be seen below.

A

Dr Esteban AUCEJO|

  • Applied Microeconomics
  • Labour Economics
  • Economics of Education  

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B

Professor Oriana BANDIERA|

  • Development Economics
  • Organisational Economics

Professor Charles BEAN|

  • Macroeconomics
  • Monetary Policy

Dr Gianluca BENIGNO|

  • International Macroeconomics
  • International Finance
  • Monetary Economics

Professor Tim BESLEY|

  • Development Economics
  • Public Economics
  • Political Economy

Dr Mohan BIJAPUR|

  • Contract Theory
  • Monetary Economics
  • Macroeconometrics
  • Banking

Dr Margaret BRAY|

  • Portfolio Theory
  • Agency Problems in Financial Markets
  • Expectation Formation 

Dr Gharad BRYAN|

  • Development Economics
  • Behavioural Economics
  • Experimental Economics

Professor Robin BURGESS|

  • Development Economics
  • Public Economics
  • Political Economy
  • Labour Economics
  • Environmental Economics 

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C

Professor Francesco CASELLI|

  • Development Economics
  • Economics and Politics
  • Economic Growth
  • Macroeconomics 

Professor Frank COWELL|

  • Income and Wealth Distribution
  • Inequality and Poverty
  • Issues in Taxation 

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D

Professor Wouter DEN HAAN|

  • Macroeconomics
  • The Role of Frictions in Financial and Labour Markets for Business Cycles
  • Business Cycle Models with Heterogeneous Agents
  • Computational Economics

Dr Swati DHINGRA|

  • International Economics
  • Trade Policy
  • Industrial Organisation 

Dr Jeremiah DITTMAR|

  • Economic Growth
  • Economic History
  • Macroeconomics
  • Applied Econometrics

Dr Christopher DOUGHERTY|

  • Planning of Education and Training
  • Manpower Analysis

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E

Dr Andrew ELLIS|

  • Microeconomic Theory
  • Decision Theory
  • Political Economy

Dr Erik EYSTER|

  • Microeconomic Theory
  • Psychology and Economics
  • Experimental Economics

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F

Professor Leonardo FELLI|

  • Contract Theory
  • Incomplete contracts
  • Learning and Matching
  • Firm-specific Human Capital

Dr Greg FISCHER|

  • Development Economics
  • Corporate Finance
  • Behavioural Economics
  • Experimental Economics 

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G

Professor Luis GARICANO|

  • Organisations and Economic Performance
  • Productivity
  • Information Technology
  • Labour
  • Income Inequality
  • Law and Economics

Professor Alessandro GAVAZZA| 

  • Industrial Organisation
  • Applied Microeconomics

Dr Matthew GENTRY|

  • Empirical Industrial Organisation
  • Microeconomics
  • Auctions

Professor Maitreesh GHATAK|

  • Development Economics
  • Public Economics
  • Economics of Organisations

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H

Dr Vassilis HAJIVASSILIOU|

  • Applied and Theoretical Microeconometrics
  • Simulation-based Inference
  • Inference with Thick Tailed Distributions
  • Panel Data Analysis
  • Applied Corporate Finance
  • Financing Constraints and Firm Behaviour 

Professor John HARDMAN MOORE|

  • Economic Theory 

Professor Javier HIDALGO|

  • Econometrics 

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I

Dr Ethan ILZETZKI|

  • Macroeconomics
  • International Finance
  • Fiscal Policy 

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J

Professor Richard JACKMAN|

  • Macroeconomics and Monetary Policy
  • Economics of the Labour  Market
  • Economics of Transition in Russian and Eastern Europe

Dr Keuy JIN|

  • International Macroeconomics
  • International Finance and Trade
  • The Chinese Economy       

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K

Professor Henrik KLEVEN|

  • Public Economics
  • Labour Economics
  • Applied Microeconomics

Dr Tatiana KOMAROVA|

  • Econometric Theory
  • Applied Econometrics 

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L

Dr Camille LANDAIS|

  • Public Finance
  • Labour Economics
  • Applied Microeconomics
  • Microeconometrics

Dr Jonathan LEAPE|

  • Public Economics
  • Economics and Public Policy
  • Teaching and Learning in Higher Education
  • Financial Sector Reforms
  • Southern Africa/South Africa/Africa
  • Taxation
  • Congestion Charging
  • Capital Flows

Professor Gilat LEVY|

  • Microeconomic Theory
  • Political Economy
  • Law and Economics

Dr Matthew LEVY|

  • Behavioural Economics
  • Health Economics
  • Experimental Economics   

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M

Professor Alan MANNING|

  • Labour Markets
  • Unemployment
  • Minimum Wages
  • Monopsony
  • Immigration
  • Gender Wage Gap 

Dr Guy MICHAELS|

  • Labour Economics
  • Economic Development
  • Economic Geography

Dr Pascal MICHAILLAT|

  • Macroeconomics
  • Labour Markets
  • Unemployment

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N

Dr Francesco NAVA|

  • Economic Theory
  • Social Networks
  • Industrial Organisation

Dr Liwa Rachel NGAI| 

  • Macroeconomics
  • Growth and Development
  • Labour

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O

Dr Taisuke OTSU|

  • Empirical Likelihood
  • Nonparametric and Semiparametric Methods
  • Microeconometrics

Professor Gianmarco OTTAVIANO|

  • International Trade
  • Multinationals
  • Economic Integration
  • Immigration
  • Economic Geography 

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P

Professor Gerard PADRÓ i MIQUEL|

  • Economic Development
  • Conflict
  • Economics of Institutions
  • Political Economy 

Professor Martin PESENDORFER|

  • Industrial Organisation
  • Auctions
  • Information Economics
  • Strategic Interaction 

Dr Michael PETERS|

  • Economic Growth
  • Development Economics
  • Macroeconomics
  • International Trade  

Professor Michele PICCIONE|

  • Microeconomic Theory
  • Game Theory
  • Bounded Rationality  

Professor Steve PISCHKE|

  • Labour Economics
  • Economics of Education
  • Applied Econometrics  

Professor Sir Christopher PISSARIDES|

  • Macroeconomics of Labour Markets
  • Structural Change
  • Economic Growth

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Q

Professor Danny QUAH|

  • Economic Growth and Distribution
  • The Global Economy
  • The Rise of the East
  • International Relations and Economics  

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R

Professor Ronny RAZIN|

  • Microeconomic Theory
  • Political Economy

Professor Peter ROBINSON|

  • Econometrics
  • Time Series Analysis
  • Nonparametric Inference
  • Semiparametric Inference
  • Spatial Econometrics  

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S

Dr Thomas SAMPSON|

  • International Trade
  • Growth and Development

Dr Marcia SCHAFGANS|

  • Theoretical and Applied Microeconometrics
  • Semiparametric and Nonparametric Estimation Techniques
  • Limited Dependent Variable Models
  • Sample Selection Models
  • Development Economics
  • Spatial Econometrics 

Professor Mark SCHANKERMAN|

  • Intellectual Property Rights
  • Innovation
  • Industrial Economics
  • Emerging Economies  

Dr Pasquale SCHIRALDI|

  • Industrial Organisation
  • Applied Micro Theory
  • Applied Econometrics  

Dr Myung Hwan SEO|

  • Econometrics

Dr Judith SHAPIRO|

  • Economics of Post-Transition and Transition, particularly Russian
  • Economics of Health and Population  

Dr Kevin SHEEDY|

  • Macroeconomics
  • Monetary Economics
  • Macroeconometrics   

Dr Johannes SPINNEWIJN|

  • Public Economics
  • Behavioural Economics
  • Economic Theory

Professor Lord Nicholas STERN|

  • The Economics of Climate Change
  • Economic Development and Growth
  • Economic Theory
  • Tax Reform
  • Public Policy
  • The Role of the State and Economies in Transition

Dr Daniel STURM|

  • International Trade
  • Economic Geography
  • Political Economy
  • Environmental Economics 

Professor John SUTTON|

  • Theories of Industrial Structure and their Empirical Implementation   

Professor Balzs SZENTES|

  • Game Theory
  • Microeconomic Theory

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T

Professor Silvana TENREYRO|

  • Macroeconomics
  • Monetary Economics
  • International Economics
  • Growth

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V

Professor John VAN REENEN|

  • Productivity
  • Innovation
  • Public Policy
  • Labour
  • Industrial Organisation
  • Competition Policy

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W

Professor Christine WHITEHEAD|

  • Housing Economics
  • Finance and Policy
  • Regulation and Privatisation
  • Urban Economics

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Y

Professor Alwyn YOUNG|

  •  TBC

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Z

Dr Shengxing ZHANG|

  • Macroeconomics
  • Financial Economics
  • Monetary Economics
  • Information Economics
  • Search and Matching

Dr Gabriel ZUCMAN|

  • Inequalities
  • Wealth
  • Tax havens

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