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Ashok Manandhar is a Pre-Doctoral Research Assistant in the Centre for Economic Performance. He joined the LSE in 2021 after obtaining an MSc in Economics from the Barcelona School of Economics. He also holds a BSc in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from the University of Warwick and spent an Erasmus year at Sciences Po Paris. He is currently working on the ‘Quantitative models of cities’ project using Danish administrative data which is directed by Professor Daniel Sturm and funded by the ERC, as well as contributing to another project estimating neighbourhood effects using wartime bombing in London.

Current areas of research include:

  • Urban economics: quantitative models of cities; housing and transport policy