Economics MSc Offer Holders' Activities

Discover LSE Economics through webinars, lectures and videos.



Since we cannot yet meet our offer holders in person, we have created this webpage, where you can find out more about the MSc programmes from the Department of Economics.

There will also be opportunities for us to meet virtually through Zoom over the next few weeks on our MSc Programme Q&A sessions. We are very much looking forward to meeting you all in person and welcoming you to the Department!

MSc Programmes Team

Join us for our Zoom Q&A sessions

We have organised a series of Zoom Q&A sessions for our offer holders. This will enable you to link in and meet our team, as well as current and former students. Do join us on any of the following days and times. A Zoom link will be emailed to all MSc programmes offer holders- please look out for these links!

Programme Structure and Delivery 2021 Meetings

MSc Economics Programme 2021
Wednesday 23 June 
2pm-3pm London time (BST)

MSc EME Programme 2021
Thursday 24 June
2pm-3pm London time (BST)

MSc Economics Two-Year Programme 2021
Friday 25 June
 2pm-3pm London time (BST)

Meet our MSc Students & Alumni
Wednesday 7 July
 2pm-3.30pm London time (BST)

Careers and PhD Placement
Wednesday 14 July
2pm-3.30pm London time (BST)

Programme Delivery Q&A 2021
Wednesday 28 July 
2pm-3pm London time (BST)

Our offer holders are from all over the world! You can find the time of our Zoom sessions in your location here.

If you cannot join us through Zoom at the above times and would like to speak with the team, feel free to contact us by emailing

MSc Seminars for Offer Holders

To give you a sense of the intellectual discussion you will encounter here at LSE, please find below two Zoom seminars to be given by Professor Nava Ashraf and Professor Ricardo Reis to Department of Economics MSc offer holders as well as videos and content for three departmental seminars which took place over the past month.

  • MSc Offer Holder Zoom Webinar
    Title: Altruistic capital: Experiments in organizations
    Speaker: Professor Nava Ashraf
    Watch the video
  • MSc Offer Holder Zoom Webinar
    Title: The COVID Recovery
    Speaker: Professor Ricardo Reis
    Watch the video
  • Title: Pandemics According to Hank
    Speaker: Professor Ben Moll
    Watch the video: view the slides
  • Title: Immigration: Theory, Evidence and Policy
    Speaker: Professor Alan Manning
    View the slides
  • Title: Economic Growth in A Cooperative Economy
    Speaker: Professor Francesco Caselli
    Watch the video: view the slides

MSc Programmes: Additional Activities

  • Short Online Courses in Python, Stata and R
    You will gain access to three short courses on the basics of these three programming languages designed by the LSE Digital Skills Lab for the MSc programs of the Economics department. These will make you familiar with programming in these languages.
  • MSc Surgeries in Stata and R
    You will be able to enrol in surgeries that further strengthen your programming skills, and that will teach you how to implement Econometric and Data Science applications.
    Read the STATA Course Syllabus 2020
    Read the R Course Syllabus 2020
  • MSc Seminar Series
    You will gain access to our very popular MSc Seminar Series with talks from famous LSE academics, as well as speakers from top institutions such as the IMF and Central Banks.
  • Careers and Networking Events
    You will benefit from a large number of networking and career events that will seek to perfect your profile and provide guidance for any career you may be planning on.
    See LSE Careers.
  • Seminars and Support for PhD Applications
    You will be offered a vast amount of resources to prepare for PhD applications. These include talks about application strategy and perfecting your application package, support in seeking references for your applications, information about valuable Pre-Doc and funding opportunities.
  • Social Events
    You will enjoy a considerable number of social events to network, to get to know your peers, and to take your mind off your studies.

MSc Programmes Links


Welcome from our Head of Department and Programme Directors:

steve-2021-msc-offer-holder-screenshot-640x360Watch the welcome video from Head of Department, Professor Steve Pischke


francesco-2021-msc-offer-holder-screenshot-640x360Watch the welcome video from MSc Economics Programme Director, Dr Francesco Nava


tai-2021-msc-offer-holder-screenshot-640x360Watch the welcome video from MSc EME Programme Director, Professor Tai Otsu


frank-2021-msc-offer-holder-screenshot-640x360Watch the welcome video from MSc Economics 2-Year Programme Director, Professor Frank Cowell