Professor Tim Besley

Professor Tim Besley

School Professor of Economics and Political Science

Department of Economics

Telephone
+44 (0)20 7955 6702
Room No
32L.3.37
Office Hours
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Languages
English
Key Expertise
Development Economics, Public Economics, Political Economy

About me

Professor Sir Tim Besley is School Professor of Economics of 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 and, for 2018, is President of the Econometric Society.  He is a Fellow of the Econometric Society and British Academy.  He is also a Foreign Honorary Member of the American Economic Association and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. 

Named Chair
W Arthur Lewis Professor of Development Economics

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

Research Centres
STICERD Director

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

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

Admin Support: Irina Zaraisky
Email: i.zaraisky@lse.ac.uk

Webpages
STICERD  |  SPP

More
Faculty Profile in the Economics Annual Review 2012-2013

Other professional activities

Expertise Details

Development Economics; Public Economics; Political Economy