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Professor Tim Besley

Professor Tim Besley

Director of STICERD, School Professor of Economics and Political Science and W Arthur Lewis Professor of Development Economics, CEP Associate

Expertise: public economics, development economics, political economics

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Professor Sir Tim Besley is School Professor of Economics of Political Science and W. Arthur Lewis Professor of Development Economics in the Department of Economics at LSE. He is also a member of the National Infrastructure Commission and, for 2018, is President of the Econometric Society. He is a Fellow of the Econometric Society and British Academy. He is also a Foreign Honorary Member of the American Economic Association and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.