This course is a continuation of the second-year course EC240.
The course comprises bi-weekly lectures given by senior practitioners and leading researchers from inside and outside LSE, including in the public, private and third sectors. The lectures will expose the students to frontier developments in topics such as public economics, political economy and decision making in the public domain.
The lecture material and associated background reading will then be discussed collectively in accompanying seminar groups. Students may sometimes be expected to undertake their own research for these seminars.
Graduate Teaching Assistants (who are often PhD students) will chair the seminars on