Economic History

Please see below for profiles of alumni who have studied programmes related to Economic History.

Study Abroad (General Course)| Graduate Degrees (MSc)|

Study Abroad (General Course)


Programme: General Course (Economics and Economic History focus) , 2009

Current Position: Managing Partner of Analyze Capital LLC

Country: United States of America|

After leaving LSE I have finished my economics degree in New York. Since then, I have been managing and developing a global hedge fund management firm.

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Programme: General Course (Economics and Economic History focus) , 2006

Current Position: Attorney, Law Office of Jeremy Tenser Limited

Country: Canada|

After the General Course, I returned to Cornell University in Ithaca, NY to complete my undergraduate degree in economics. Upon graduating from Cornell, I returned to my home country of Canada to attend law school. In the summers during law school, I worked at the National Hockey League Players' Association (NHLPA) in the Labour Department, where I drafted the legal briefs in support of NHL players who filed for salary arbitration. Upon graduating law school, I moved to Los Angeles, California where I am currently an attorney practicing at a boutique entertainment law firm.

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Graduate Degrees (MSc)


Programme: MSc Economic History, 2011

Current Position: Associate, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, New York

Country: United States of America|

I pursued my MSc at LSE following my undergraduate degree at Tufts University. I currently work as a cross-asset markets analyst for the Federal Reserve, specializing in global fixed income and foreign exchange products.

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Richard M

Programme: MSc Economic History (Research),  2009

Current Position: Writer and Consultant

Country: United States of America|

After taking an early retirement as a Senior Vice-President of Morgan Stanley in New York, I became a mature student in the MSc Economic History (Research) program at LSE. Currently, I'm working on my second book (nonfiction), and from time to time, I also work as a consultant to firms and institutions that require very specific investment hedge strategies to compensate for erratic and unusual market conditions. For the most part, I divide my time between London, New York and Idaho.

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Hu Chaoyi


Programme: MSc Political Economy of Late Development, 2010

Current Position: Program Officer, China Social Entrepreneur Foundation (YouChange Foundation)

Country: China|

After graduating from LSE I went back to China and worked as a translator at the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), an international humanitarian organization. I am now a program officer at China Social Entrepreneur Foundation (YouChange Foundation).

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