Tim Besley

Tim Besley

School Professor of Economics and Political Science

Department of Economics

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Key Expertise
Development Economics, Public Economics, Political Economy

About me

Professor Sir Tim Besley is School Professor of Economics and Political Science and W. Arthur Lewis Professor of Development Economics in the Department of Economics at LSE.  He is also a member of the National Infrastructure Commission.  He is a Fellow of the Econometric Society and British Academy and a Foreign Honorary Member of the American Economic Association and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.   His main research interests are in political economy and development.

Named Chair
W Arthur Lewis Professor of Development Economics

DPhil in Economics, Oxford University
CV, Short biography, Publications and data

Research Centres
STICERD Associate

LSE Affiliations
The LSE School of Public Policy
International Inequalities Institute
BEVERIDGE 2.0, Director
Cohesive Capitalism, Director 

EC201: Microeconomic Principles I
PP450: Public Organisations: Theory and Practice

Admin Support: Judith Phillips
Email: J.Phillips10@lse.ac.uk


Faculty Profile in the Economics Annual Review 2012-2013

Other professional activities

Expertise Details

Development Economics; Public Economics; Political Economy