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Richard Davies.

Richard Davies


Expertise: productivity, price and inflation, labour markets and wages


Richard Davies is a Professor in Practice at the School of Public Policy and is the new Director of the Growth Co-Lab at LSE. Prior to this he joined the Centre for Economic Performance in 2016 as Chief of Staff of the LSE Growth Commission. Previously he was Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers at HM Treasury, an economist and speechwriter at the Bank of England, and Economics Editor of The Economist.

Current areas of research include:

  • Prices
  • Productivity
  • Wages and labour markets