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Staff Biography

[Photo: Richard DAVIES] Mr Richard DAVIES
ESRC Innovation Fellow - Growth
Tel:  020 7955 6976
Email: R.Davies@lse.ac.uk
Room/Desk: 32L 2.02 A  

Personal WebSite WWW

Expertise: macroeconomics; finance;


Richard Davies is Chief of Staff of the LSE Growth Commission, run by the Centre for Economic Performance, and a visiting fellow at University College London. Before this he held various roles in economic policy, research, journalism and the voluntary sector, most recently as Economics Advisor to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, from 2015-2016.

Selected Publications:

CEP Publications

Extreme Economies Richard Davies
September 2019
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CEP report
Industry in Britain - An Atlas Sandra Bernick, Richard Davies and Anna Valero
September 2017
Paper No' CEPSP34:
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JEL Classification: R12;O25;O52

Tags: productivity; business performance; regional disparities; uk economy; industrial strategy

CEP report
UK Growth: A New Chapter Philippe Aghion, Terra Allas, Timothy Besley, John Browne, Francesco Caselli, Richard Davies, Richard Lambert, Rachel Lomax, Stephen Machin, G.I.P. Ottaviano, Christopher Pissarides, Isabelle Roland, Xavier Rolet, N Stern and Anna Valero
February 2017
Paper No' CEPSP28B:
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Tags: gdp; innovation; infrasstructure; uk economy; skills; apprenticeships; education; government policy

Parliamentary inquiry or consultation
CEP Response to BEIS Green Paper - Building our Industrial Strategy Richard Davies, Ralf Martin and Anna Valero
January 2017
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Tags: industrial strategy