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Impact case study: Improving the lives of the ultra-poor
Summary: Researchers at LSE provided robust evidence that large, one-off interventions can produce sustainable economic benefits for individuals, improving the lives of people in extreme poverty. Read the impact case study.
Professor Oriana Bandiera Professor of Economics | Sir Anthony Atkinson Chair in Economics
Professor Robin Burgess Professor of Economics | Director of IGC
Impact case study: State capacity: crafting effective development strategies Summary: LSE research has made a significant contribution to understanding state development and the causes of state fragility, shaping the work of multilateral development agencies. Read the impact case study.
Professor Sir Tim BesleySchool Professor of Economics and Political Science
Impact case study: Understanding and improving subjective wellbeing
Summary: LSE research has significantly contributed to promoting subjective wellbeing as a central objective of public policy, and provided new tools to support its measurement. Read the impact case study.
Professor Lord Richard LayardEmeritus Professor of Economics | Community Wellbeing Programme Co-Director
Professor Paul Dolan Professor of Behavioural Science
Impact case study: Supporting the development of a safer, more robust financial system for the eurozone
Summary: In response to the eurozone crisis, LSE economists co-developed an influential proposal for European Safe Bonds (ESBies), which would protect the financial system from future shocks. Read the impact case study.
Professor Ricardo Reis Arthur Williams Phillips Professor of Economics
Professor Dimitri Vayanos Professor of Finance | Director, Financial Markets Group
Impact case study: Improving productivity through better management practices
Summary: LSE research has demonstrated how management practices affect productivity, providing vital evidence for designing industrial strategies to tackle low productivity. Read the impact case study.
Professor John Van Reenen Ronald Coase Chair in Economics and School Professor
Professor Nicholas Bloom Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research
Professor Raffaella Sadun Harvard Business School
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