Oriana Bandiera appointed Co-Director of the Development Economics Programme
Oriana Bandiera has taken over from Esther Duflo as Co-Director of the Development Economics Programme.
Oriana is Professor of Economics and Director of STICERD at the London School of Economics and Political Science. She is co-director of the research programme in State Capabilities within the International Growth Centre at the LSE, on the board of editors of the Journal of Economic Literature and Journal of Development Economics and fellow of CEPR, BREAD and IZA. Her research focuses on the study of contracts and incentives in a broad range of organizations and countries. She is the 2011 recipient of Carlo Alberto medal, awarded biennially to an Italian economist under the age of 40 for outstanding research contributions to the field of economics.