The staff were very passionate and they made it clear from the first day. I have nothing but respect for the amount of dedication they all put in toward preparing the course.
Miguel Louis Guerrero, University of California Davis, USA


LSE’s Economics Department is one of the largest in the world. It has an outstanding international reputation based on its research and publications and is acknowledged as the leading faculty in Europe. The size of the Department ensures that all the mainstream areas of Economics are strongly represented in research and teaching.

The 2010 Nobel Prize for Economics was awarded to Professor Christopher Pissarides for his “collaborative work for the analysis of markets with search frictions”. In addition twelve former members of staff or students have been awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics. (Sir John Hicks 1972, Friedrich von Hayek 1974, James Meade 1977, Sir Arthur Lewis 1979, Merton Miller 1990, Ronald Coase 1991, Amartya Sen 1998, Robert Mundell 1999, George Akerlof 2001, Leonid Hurwicz 2007, Paul Krugman 2008,  Oliver Hart 2016).

Courses start at £2,500 for one session. See the full fees and payments details here.

Details of the 2020 Economics courses can be found below:


Session One (22 June – 10 July 2020)

EC101: Introductory Microeconomics 
EC201: Intermediate Microeconomics
EC203: Real Estate Economics and Finance 
EC204: Financial Markets and the Global Economy: the History of Bubbles, Crashes and Inflations
EC212: Introduction to Econometrics
EC315: Computational Economics
EC351: International Economics

Session Two (13 July – 31 July 2020)

EC102: Introductory Macroeconomics
EC200: Introduction to Behavioural Economics
EC202: Intermediate Macroeconomics
EC240: Environmental Economics & Sustainable Development
EC260: The Political Economy of Public Policy  
EC270: Public Finance 
EC307: Development Economics
EC320: Applied Econometrics and Big Data 
EC341: Industrial Organisation & Introduction to Competition Policy

Session Three (3 August – 21 August 2020)

EC101: Introductory Microeconomics
EC102: Introductory Macroeconomics
EC104: The Wealth (and Poverty) of Nations: Global Economic Development Past and Present
EC212: Introduction to Econometrics
EC235: Economics of European Integration
EC312: Advanced Econometrics
EC321: Money and Banking

You may also be interested in these courses:

ME116: Essential Statistics for Economics and Econometrics
ME117: Further Statistics for Economics and Econometrics
ME306: Real Analysis
ME314: Introduction to Data Science and Machine Learning

Enquire now

Summer School Mailing List

  • Which course subject area(s) would you like to know more about?
  • Your privacy
    Your right to privacy is important to us. The personal information that you submit in this form will be used to provide you with information about LSE Summer School news that may be of interest to you. Please visit to read our Privacy Policy and learn more about how we collect and use information about you so that you can make an informed choice about using our website.