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Department of Economics 
London School of Economics and Political Science
Houghton Street
London WC2A 2AE


Tel: +44 (0) 20 7955 7542/6426
Fax: +44 (0) 20 7831 4626
Email: Econ.Office@lse.ac.uk


Information Office (32L.1.01) Opening Hours:
Monday - Friday 10:00-17:00

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32 Lincoln's Inn Fields
London WC2A 3PH


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Welcome to the Department of Economics at the LSE, one of the largest economics departments in the world. We are a leading research department, ensuring all mainstream areas of economics are strongly represented in research and teaching. For more information see About Us.

Economica January 2016

The next issue of Economica (issue 330 for April 2016) is out now .


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Upcoming Lectures:

Thursday 28 April 2016
2016 Economica-Phillips Lecture by Professor Robert Hall (pictured), Standford University  more>>

Wednesday 11 May 2016
Department of Economics and Centre for Macroeconomics Public Lecture: "The Rise and Fall of American Growth" by Professor Robert J Gordon, Northwestern University  more>>

Thursday 12 May 2016
2016 Economica-Coase Lecture by Professor Robert Pindyck, MIT  more>>

Thursday 30 June 2016
Department of Economics and Centre for Macroeconomics Public Lecture: "The Hidden Wealth of Nations" by Dr Gabriel Zucman, UC Berkeley  more>>

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Sir William Arthur Lewis Chair in Development Economics - Inaugural Lecture: "Political Economy and Development: a Progress Report" by Professor Tim Besley, Department of Economics, LSE - audio and video recordings    more>>


Lent Term 2016 - Department of Economics and Centre for Macroeconomics Public Lectures:

"Clear and Present Challenges to the Chinese Economy" by Dr Keyu Jin (pictured), Department of Economics, LSE - audio and video
recordings // slides

"The End of Alchemy" by Professor Lord King , Department of Economics, LSE    more>>

"Debt, Demographics and the Distribution of Income: New Challenges for Monetary Policy" by Dr Gertjan Vlieghe, Bank of England - Monetary Policy Committee - audio recording

"Economics of Migration" by Professor Alan Manning, Department of Economics, LSE - audio and video recordings // slides


                     Selected Faculty Publications  more>>
American Economic Review
Levy, Gilat, and Razin, Ronny (2015) Correlation Neglect, Voting Behavior, and Information Aggregation. American Economic Review, 105 (4), pp. 1634-1645.        
American Economic Journal: Microeconomics

Levy, Gilat, and Razin, Ronny (2015) Preferences over Equality in the Presence of Costly Income Sorting. American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, 7 (2), pp. 308-337.

Quarterly Journal of Economics

Michaillat, Pascal and Saez, Emmanuel (2015) Aggregate Demand, Idle Time, and Unemployment. Quarterly Journal of Economics, 130 (2), pp. 507-569.
LSE Research Online            

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Every year, we present our PhD students that are going in to the Job Market. Please go to PhD Job Market Candidates to find out more about their research and skills.
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Congratulations to our PhD students successfully placed last year. We wish you all good luck in your careers! See the lists of Job Market Candidates from previous years.
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