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Neil Lee

Neil Lee

CASE Associate and Professor of Economic Geography, Department of Geography, LSE

Expertise: economic geography

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Neil is an Associate Professor of Economic Geography at the LSE and CASE Associate. Neil's research considers cities, economic change and the social dimensions of innovation. He is particularly interested in the distribution of the proceeds of growth and the links between innovation and inequality. He has also published on the economics of the creative industries and the link between cultural diversity, innovation and urban economies.

Neil Lee's current research interests are:

  • Cities
  • Inclusive growth
  • Labour markets and unemployment
  • Enterprise and deprivation
  • Economic change and inequality