Tuesday, 28 October 2008

Policy Paper: Maitreesh Ghatak 'Where is Credit Due?'

Maitreesh Ghatak, in this article in Financial Express, analyses the role and functioning of credit markets in developing countries, a subject that evokes much dispute among economists. Are firms credit-constrained? How does one best measure returns to firms: as return to ability of entrepreneur or return to capital stock?

For further details see


Monday, 27 October 2008

EOPP welcomes its new members!

We would like to extend a very warm welcome to Dr Greg Fisher, who completed his PhD from MIT, and has joined our faculty this year.

We would also like to welcome all our new student members - Philippe Bracke, Nathan Foley-Fisher, Aki Ishihara, Justin Kueh, Ines Moreno-de Barreda, Sarah Sandford, Miriam Sinn, Daniel Stein, Oliver Vanden-Eynde.

We hope you all have a very enjoyable and productive stay here!

Saturday, 4 October 2008

CEPR Annual Symposium at STICERD, LSE

The Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) annual symposium of the Development Economics Programme was held at the LSE, on October 3 and 4, 2008 in R505 in STICERD, which is on the 5th floor of the Lionel Robbins Building.

For more information visit the CEPR symposium website pages