Congratulations to our LSE100 Award winners

Winners of the LSE100 Award (Economics)


On Tuesday 10 October, students and staff gathered in the Cheng Kin Ku Building to celebrate this year’s LSE100 award winners.

This award recognises the exemplary work that these students and their fellow group members produced during their LSE100 group research project during Lent Term 2023, including their commitment to interdisciplinary investigation and effective team collaboration.

In light of their outstanding work, they were nominated by their LSE100 teachers, and their award was confirmed following a review of their work by the LSE100 Co-Directors.

Please join us in extending warm congratulations to the following recipients of the LSE100 Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement in the Department of Economics:

  • Adarsh Kumar
  • Evelyn Jennings
  • Maria Karamitsani
  • Yingqi Han
  • Tarren Manodheeran
  • Ricardo Cervera
  • Roujia Lu
  • Nusrat Hossain
  • Crystal Hardy
  • Robin Fang
  • Yuqing Qian

You can find out more about the Reception and the 2022-2023 LSE100 award winners here.

October 2023


Congratulations to our Professor of Economics, Benjamin Moll for receiving VIII Calvó-Armengol Prize


His groundbreaking research explores how the wealth gap between individuals and countries affects the entire global economy.

The Barcelona School of Economics and the Government of Andorra have announced that the eight Calvó-Armengol International Prize in Economics will be awarded to Benjamin Moll.

About the Calvó-Armengol Prize: 

The Calvó-Armengol International Prize in Economics memorializes Antoni Calvó-Armengol, who passed away in 2007 at 37 years of age. It is awarded every two years to an economist or other social scientist who is not older than 40 years old for contributions to our understanding of social structure and its implications for economic interactions. 

The Prize is promoted by the Barcelona School of Economics and the Government of Andorra.

Find out more about the VIII Calvó-Armengol Prize here.

October 2023


Professor Silvana Tenreyro appointed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire

Silvana Tenreyro

Professor Silvana Tenreyro has been appointed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2023 King’s birthday Honours, for services to the economy.

Silvana Tenreyro is a Professor in Economics at LSE, a Fellow of the British Academy, and Programme Director for CEPR’s International Macroeconomics and Finance, Development Economics programme.

She is former President of the European Economic Association and was an ​​​​​​External Member of the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) for two consecutive terms from 2017.

Professor Tenreyro’s research focuses on Macroeconomics, Macro-Development and International Trade and Finance.

Commenting on the announcement, Professor Silvana Tenreyro said: I’m really grateful to receive a CBE. It’s been an honour to serve on the MPC over the past six years and I’m thankful to colleagues at the Bank and LSE, as well as my family, for their support”. 

October 2023



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