Associate Professor, Department of Economics, LSE
Swati Dhingra is an Associate Professor at the Department of Economics at LSE. Before joining LSE, Swati completed a PhD in Economics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and was a Fellow at the Department of Economics in Princeton University. Her research interests are international economics, globalisation and industrial policy. Her work has been published in top economic journals including The American Economic Review. She is Associate Editor of the Journal of International Economics, and was awarded the FIW Young Economist Award and the Chair Jacquemin Award by the European Trade Study Group for her work on firms and globalisation. Swati is a member of the Globalization group at the Centre for Economic Performance, and has made regular contributions to work on Brexit.
Recent work by Swati Dhingra
A shift from a state-led to an agribusiness-led development model in Kenya reallocated profits away from farmers towards agribusiness firms
A study in urban India reveals that workers would be willing to reduce their wages for greater job security while also incorporating flexibility
Piggyback exporting, intermediation, and the distribution of the gains from trade in agricultural markets
How much of the world price of export crops trickles down to small farmers, who sell through agribusinesses and traders with market power?
The economic consequences of leaving the EU are at the heart of the Brexit debate. This column studies how changes in trade and fiscal transfers to...