Neil Lee is an Associate Professor in Economic Geography in the Department of Geography and Environment (LSE). Before joining academia, he was Head of Socio-Economic Research at The Work Foundation, a think-tank. He has held visiting positions at Columbia University and the University of St Andrews.
His research has included high-profile studies on the relationship between high-tech growth and living standards for low-skilled workers, research on innovation policy, and on the characteristics of high-growth firms. His clients have included the UK government, NESTA, Innovate UK, the OECD, and the World Bank.
Expertise: economic geography; local and regional development; innovation; SME finance; technological change; future of work; inequality; labour markets; inclusive growth
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