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STICERD Public Events and Lectures

The Hayek Programme in Economics and Liberal Political Economy, and the Department of Economic History

Hayek Workshop on Institutions and Political Economy in Historical Perspective

Various speakers

Wednesday 29 May 2024 - Thursday 30 May 2024

Many of our seminars and public events this year will continue as in person or as hybrid (online and in person) events. Please check our website listings and Twitter feed @STICERD_LSE for updates.

Unless otherwise specified, in-person seminars are open to the public.

Those unable to join the seminars in-person are welcome to participate via zoom if the event is hybrid.

About this event

The role of political institutions in shaping economic activity is central to recent scholarship in economics. However, these institutions are historically shaped, and examining them from a historical perspective is crucial for a deeper understanding of economic development. This workshop convenes leading scholars who focus on the broad spectrum of institutions in historical contexts, as well as those examining the interplay between institutions and culture in influencing economic outcomes.

The organisers of the event are Tim Besley, Carmine Guerriero, Mohamed Saleh and Melanie Xue.

You can see the conference programme here.

Please note this workshop is by invitation only, please contact Lubala Chibwe with any queries.

For further information please contact Lubala Chibwe, by email: