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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 .



Undergraduate Open Day

Thursday 7 July 2016

The day has been designed to ensure that you can obtain all the information you need to make a well-informed choice about university.

More information and registration

LSE Teaching Awards 2016

Congratulations to all our teachers who were honoured by LSE at the LSESU Teaching Excellence Awards Celebration! Specifically, congratulations go to:

Francesco Ruggieri, LSESU Teaching Excellence Award Winner in Feedback

Aleksander Kloda, Highly Commended for the LSESU Teaching Excellence Award in Innovative Teaching

Shan Aman-Rana, Clement Minaudier, Kilian Russ, Thomas Drechsel, Frank Pisch  for their LSE Class Teacher Awards  more>>

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Economica Lectures:

Thursday 12 May 2016
2016 Economica-Coase Lecture: "Taxes, Targets, and the Social Cost of Carbon"  by Professor Robert Pindyck (pictured),  MIT  recordings  //  slides  //  more>>

Thursday 28 April 2016
2016 Economica-Phillips Lecture: "Understanding the Stagnation of Modern Economies"  by Professor Robert Hall, Standford University   recordings //  more>> 

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

Wednesday 11 May 2016
"The Rise and Fall of American Growth" by Professor Robert J Gordon (pictured), Northwestern University  recordings  //  more>>

Thursday 30 June 2016 
"The Hidden Wealth of Nations" by Dr Gabriel Zucman, UC Berkeley  more>>

                     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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