Lorenzo Sileci

Lorenzo Sileci

Research Assistant

Middle East Centre

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Middle East

About me

Between February–March 2018, Lorenzo was working on the academic collaboration project led by Dr Ben Groom analysing Palestinian attitude change in response to conflict in the Palestinian territories. He has recently completed his MSc Environmental Economics and Climate Change (Distinction) at LSE, with a thesis on palm oil-induced deforestation in Indonesia. He previously obtained his BSc in Economics from the University of Florence. Lorenzo has also worked as Research Assistant at the LSE Department of Geography and the Environment and at the Grantham Research Institute for Climate Change and the Environment.

Lorenzo is a proud cyclist in the dangerous streets of London and a former basketball instructor for 3–10-year-old children.

Expertise Details

environmental and natural resource economics; applied economics; political economy of natural resources; applied econometrics; causal inference; geographical information systems