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The Public Economics Programme provides the focus of Public Economics research at the LSE. Its activities include theoretical and empirical work on the economics of taxation, the provision of public goods, social insurance and the economics of income distribution. The Programme regularly welcomes short- and long-term visitors to work with established faculty and fosters an active public-economics component within the Economics Department's PhD programme.

Programme Directors: Prof Frank Cowell and Prof Camille Landais.

Research Associates:  Prof Tim Besley; Dr Jonathan Leape; Dr Johannes Spinnewijn; Prof Nicholas Stern; and Dr Gabriel Zucman.

Affiliated PhD Students:
Mr Albert Brue-Perez;  Ms Shantayne Chan;  Ms Dita Eckardt;  Mr Xijie Gao; Mr Anders Jensen;  Mr Panos Mavrokonstantis;  Mr Arthur Seibold;  Ms Xuezhu Shi; Mr Milad Khatib Shahidi; and Mr Eddy Tam.

Seminars and workshops

IFS-STICERD Public Economics Seminar
(Wednesdays 12:30 - 13:45 at IFS)
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Workshop for PhD students
(Wednesdays 12.30 - 13.30 in 32L G.24, alternating with the IFS-STICERD seminar)

Discussion Papers

The programme publishes the PEP Discussion Papers Series   feed/rss