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[Photo: Renata LEMOS]  Renata LEMOS
Research Associate - Growth
Email: rlemos@worldbank.org

World Bank

Biography:

Renata Lemos is an Economist at the World Bank and a Research Associate at the Centre for Economic Performance at the LSE. Before joining the World Bank, Renata was a Lecturer in the Economics Department at Stanford University, a Researcher at the Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and a Research Associate at Harvard Business School. She completed her PhD at Jesus College, University of Cambridge.

Current Areas of Research:

Renata's research interests include topics in managerial and organizational economics, labour economics, economics of education, and development economics, with a focus on exploring differences between high, middle, and low income countries. She works on three large initiatives: the Ownership Survey, the World Management Survey and the Executive Time Use Survey.

Education:

  • 2010-2015: Ph.D University of Cambridge
  • 2007-2008: MPhil University of Cambridge
  • 2002-2007: Double B.A. University of Washington

Affiliations/Professional activities with other institutions:

CEP Publications

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CEP Discussion Paper
Healthy Business? Managerial Education and Management in Healthcare Nicholas Bloom, Renata Lemos, Raffaella Sadun and John Van Reenen
September 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1500:
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JEL Classification: M1; I1


Tags: management; hospitals; mortality; education

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CEP Occasional Paper
International Data on Measuring Management Practices Nicholas Bloom, Renata Lemos, Raffaella Sadun, Daniela Scur and John Van Reenen
January 2016
Paper No' CEPOP46:
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Tags: management practices; international data

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CEP Discussion Paper
Does Management Matter In Schools? Nicholas Bloom, Renata Lemos, Raffaella Sadun and John Van Reenen
November 2014
Paper No' CEPDP1312:
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JEL Classification: L2; M2; I2


Tags: management; pupil achievement; autonomy; principals

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CentrePiece Article
In brief: Does management matter in schools? Renata Lemos
May 2014
Paper No' CEPCP424:
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CentrePiece 19 (1) Spring 2014


Tags: education; management; school management index; pupil outcomes; school performance

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CEP Occasional Paper
The New Empirical Economics of Management Nicholas Bloom, Renata Lemos, Raffaella Sadun, Daniela Scur and John Van Reenen
April 2014
Paper No' CEPOP41:
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JEL Classification: L2; M2; O14; O32; O33


Tags: management; organization; productivity


This paper has been published as:
JEEA-FBBVA Lecture 2013: The New Empirical Economics of Management, Nicholas Bloom, Renata Lemos, Raffaella Sadun, Daniela Scur and John Van Reenen, Journal of the European Economic Association, Volume 12, Issue , August 2014
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CEP Discussion Paper
Managing the Family Firm: Evidence from CEOs at Work Oriana Bandiera, Renata Lemos, Andrea Prat and Raffaella Sadun
December 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1250:
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JEL Classification: M12; L2; D24


Tags: ceo; time; family firms; competition; productivity

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CentrePiece Article
Bad management: a constraint on economic development? Renata Lemos and Daniela Scur
June 2013
Paper No' CEPCP394:
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CentrePiece 18 (1) Summer 2013


JEL Classification: L2;M2;O14;O32;O33


Tags: management personnel economics; organisation; productivity; management