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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.

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Sir Tony Atkinson Tributes


Economica 333

Economica Journal

The January 2017 issue (volume 84, issue 333) of Economica is now published online.



Economics Annual Review 2015-2016

The latest annual review is now available online.



Undergraduate Open Day

29 March 2017

The day has been designed to ensure that prospective students can obtain all the information they need to make a well-informed choice about university. Please book your place here.

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23 March  Economica-Coase Lecture 2017: "Breaking the Glass Ceiling", by Marianne Bertrand (pictured left)  more>> 

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Department of Economics and Centre for Macroeconomics Public Lectures  in March:

20 March  "The Productivity Puzzle" by Andrew G Haldane , Chief Economist at the Bank of England  audio recording //  video  //  more>> 

22 March  "The State of Advance Economies: forces, interactions and uncertainties", hosted by The Stamp Memorial Lecture Series, by Professor Olivier Blanchard (pictured leftaudio recording  //  video  //    more>> 


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Department of Economics and Centre for Macroeconomics Public Lectures in February:

"The Production of Money: How to Break the Power of Bankers" by Ann Pettifor (pictured left, copyright: Drew McLellan CC BY-NC 2.0), political economist  audio and video recordings //  more>>

"Politics after Brexit and Trump: Rick Pildes in Conversation with Mervyn King"  audio and video recordings //  more>>

Department of Economics and Centre for Macroeconomics Public Lecture in January: "Policy Issues Affecting the Bank of England: inflation control and social choice" by Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England, followed by a discussion and Q&A with Amartya Sen, Professor of Economics and Philosophy at Harvard University  audio and video recordings  //  image gallery  //  more>>

                     Selected Faculty Publications  more>>
American Economic Review

Brunnermeier, Markus K., Luis Garicano, Philip R. Lane, Marco Pagano,Ricardo Reis, Tano Santos, David Thesmar, Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh and Dimitri Vayanos. 2016. The Sovereign-Bank Diabolic Loop and ESBies. American Economic Review, 106 (5), pp. 508-512.

Journal of Economic Literature

Garicano, Luis and Luis Rayo. 2016. Why Organizations Fail: Models and Cases. Journal of Economic Literature, 54 (1), pp. 137-92.      

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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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