Swati Dhingra is a Lecturer at the Department of Economics at LSE. Before joining LSE, she completed a PhD at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and was a fellow at Princeton University. Swati's research interests are international economics, globalization and industrial policy, and her work has studied the impact of trade agreements, firms in international trade and industrial development in India. Swati has published in top economics journals including The American Economic Review. She is Associate Editor of the Journal of International Economics, and has received the FIW Young Economist Award and the Chair Jacquemin Award by the European Trade Study Group. Swati is a member of the Globalization group at the Centre for Economic Performance, and has made regular contributions to economic policy. She is on The Guardian's expert panel on Brexit and is co-author of LSE's "Life after Brexit" report. Swati's work has featured in media such as BBC Radio, Al Jazeera, International Business Times, Financial Times, Business Standard, CNC and Associates Press TV.


  • –present
    Lecturer in Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science


  • 2016
    The impact of Brexit on foreign investment in the UK, Centre for Economic Performance