Anna is an ESRC Innovation Fellow at the LSE’s Centre for Economic Performance.


Anna has a PhD in Economics from the LSE, an MSc/MRes in Economics from the LSE, a MSc in European Political Economy from the LSE, and a BSc in Economics from Nottingham University. Anna has been a member of the LSE Growth Commission secretariat, and was Research Director for the 2017 report. Anna also has 8 years of professional experience at Deloitte where she qualified as an ACA, and was a manager in its economic consulting practice.

Research interests

  • Productivity, innovation and sustainable growth
  • Management practices
  • Higher education and skills
  • Industrial policy
  • Business microdata


Policy - 2021

Efforts are growing to quantify and characterise the ‘green economy’, and to identify opportunities to be seized and challenges to be overcome in the transition to net-zero. This report and accompanying policy brief shed light on the quantity and quality of current green labour markets, to inform policy action and future research. Read more


News - 2021

The UK government has delivered on its promise to publish a strategy for driving the country’s economy towards net-zero emissions by 2050. Esin Serin and Anna Valero write that the economy-wide Net Zero Strategy provides further proof of the UK’s ambition to lead on global climate action as it calls on other countries to follow suit. Read more

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