About this Fellow
Oriana Bandiera is Professor of Economics and Director of STICERD at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Oriana is co-director of the research programme in Development Economics at CEPR and in State Capabilities at the International Growth Centre. She is a co-editor of the Journal of Labor Economics and Economica as well as on the board of editors of the Journal of the European Economic Association, Journal of Economic Literature, Economic Journal and Journal of Development Economics. Her research focuses on the study of contracts and incentives in a broad range of organizations and countries. Her work has been published in leading academic journals such as the American Economic Review, Econometrica and the Quarterly Journal of Economics. She is the 2011 recipient of Carlo Alberto medal, awarded biennally to an Italian economist under the age of 40 for â€œoutstanding research contributions to the field of economics.
- Professor of Economics, Director of STICERD, London School of Economics
The theoretical and empirical analysis of people’s values, judgments and decisions, incorporating psychological insights into models of economic behaviour, with policy applications to health, safety, environmental benefits and consumer welfare
Economic development and, in particular, technology choice and transfer; politics and development; economics of natural-resource abundance
Economic history of Europe, particularly the roots of technological progress and economic growth in Europe during the Industrial Revolution
Economic history; development of the world economy since AD 1000; the Great Divergence; international comparisons of productivity; wars and economic performance