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[Photo: Francesco CASELLI] Professor Francesco CASELLI
Programme Director - Macro Programme
Tel:  020 7955 7498
Email: f.caselli@lse.ac.uk
Room/Desk: 32L 1.21  

Norman Sosnow Chair in Economics
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Expertise: Macroeconomics Development Economics Economics and Politics

Biography:

Francesco Caselli is the Norman Sosnow Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics. He has earned his undergraduate degree at the University of Bologna in 1992 and a Ph.D. at Harvard University in 1997. Previous appointments include Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business and Associate Professor of Economics at Harvard University. He is a Fellow of the British Academy, the director of the Macroeconomics Program at the Centre for Economic Performance (CEP), a managing editor editor of Review of Economic Studies, and a former co-editor of the Journal of Economic Development and editor at large of Economica. His research interests include economic development and political economy.

Current Areas of Research:

Productivity Differences Across Countries Natural Resources and International Conflict Natural Resources, Democracy, and Autocracy Trade and Volatility Trade Policy and Growth

Education:

  • Laurea In Economics, Universita di Bologna
  • PhD in Economics, Harvard University

CEP Publications: