Professor of Economics and Director of STICERD, LSE
Oriana Bandiera is Professor of Economics and the Director of the Suntory and Toyota Centre for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD) at the London School of Economics, and a fellow of the British Academy, the Econometric Society, CEPR, BREAD and IZA. She is director of the research programme in State Capabilities within the International Growth Centre (IGC), and of the research programme in Development Economics at CEPR. She is co-editor of Microeconomic Insights, the Journal of Labor Economics and Economica. Her research focuses on the ways in which incentives affect people’s behaviour, and how far these effects depend on social context or social relationships. Professor Bandiera was the 2011 recipient of Carlo Alberto medal, which is awarded biennially to an Italian economist under the age of 40 for outstanding research contributions to the field of economics.
Recent work by Oriana Bandiera
The Nobel nomination’s emphasis on the practical applications of Banerjee’s, Duflo’s and Kremer’s methods represents a monumental and welcome change
In the midst of the Ebola crisis an empowerment programme acts as a shield for adolescent girls
In an experiment conducted with the Ministry of Health, workers recruited via career incentive ads proved more effective at delivering health services
Programme to provide ultra-poor women in Bangladesh with livestock assets suggests one-off interventions can be effective in fighting extreme poverty