School Professor of Economics and Political Science and W Arthur Lewis Professor of Development Economics, and Teaching at SPP
Expertise: public economics, development economics, political economics
Professor Sir Tim Besley is School Professor of Economics and Political Science and W. Arthur Lewis Professor of Development Economics in the Department of Economics at LSE. He is also a member of the National Infrastructure Commission. He is a Fellow of the Econometric Society and British Academy and a Foreign Honorary Member of the American Economic Association and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. His main research interests are in political economy and development.
Tim Besley's current research interests are:
- Public Economics
- Development Economics
- Political Economics