Economics Alumni Network
The aim of the Network is to create opportunities for MSc alumni to meet, hear interesting speakers and stay in touch with the Department and the School. The Network is part of a broader Economics Department Initiative geared to raising funds for PhD scholarships and salaries at a level that will allow LSE to contend for academic talent with the top US departments.
Once a year the Department hosts an ‘Internship and Networking Evening' for our current MSc Students to meet prospective intern employees, and for our alumni to gather and network. This is an informal opportunity to meet others in similar fields with similar interests and is always a great success.
Economics MSc alumni are invited to take part in this newly established Economics Alumni Network, which has over 250 members already.
If you would like to participate in the activities of the network, please make sure your details are updated with Alumni Relations. We are always interested to keep in touch with our alumni, so please do keep your details up to date.
Further information on Alumni Relations can be found at Alumni Relations.
Economics Department Initiative
As a flagship department of the LSE, the Department of Economics is the top ranked economics department in Europe and among the top 15 departments worldwide. The foundation of a world-renowned department rests upon a combination of outstanding faculty and top-flight PhD students who wish to work with and learn from leading scholars in their fields. This Economics initiative is aimed at helping us to compete with leading US departments in order to secure our place on the world stage.
The recruitment and retention of top quality economists is essential to diminishing the gap between LSE and the leading US departments. We are grateful to those who have already contributed to the Economics Initiative. In particular, we want to thank Elisabeth Scitovsky, Adam Broadbent, David T Beers, Emily Goustis, Johannes Huth, Martin J Newson, Graham Shore, and Phoebus Theologites. We hope that these welcome developments will be the first of many.
To find out more about the Economics Department Initiative and the Campaign for LSE, please go to Supporting LSE.
Launch of the Economics Alumni Network & Economics Department Initiative
Professor Partha Dasgupta, BP Visiting Professor, launched this new development in May 2004 with a lecture for Economics MSc alumni on Economic Performance and the Idea of Social Capital.