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Lars Nesheim

Lars Nesheim

cemmap co-Director


PhD Economics, The University of Chicago, 2001
BA (magna cum laude) Economics, Columbia University, New York, 1993

Lars Nesheim is a Professor of Economics at UCL and Co-Director of the Centre for Microdata Methods and Practice (cemmap).

After obtaining his PhD from the University of Chicago in 2001, he worked for 2 years at the Institute for Fiscal Studies before joining the Department of Economics at UCL in 2003. He teaches industrial organization, econometrics and urban economics.

His research interests focus on structural econometrics, computational economics, industrial organization, urban economics, economic dynamics and hedonic models. Since 2007 he has been an Academic Panelist for the Competition Commission providing advice to Commission staff on competition economics.

Academic outputs

Cemmap Working Paper CWP5/20
Which housing characteristics are important for understanding homeownership rates?
Cemmap Working Paper CWP50/19
The multinomial logit model with random coefficients is widely used in applied research. This paper is concerned with estimating a random coefficients logit model in which the distribution of each coefficient is characterized by finitely many parameters.

Reports and comment

External publication
The National Infrastructure Commission commissioned a team of academics and researchers at the IFS and UCL to create a software tool that estimates how land values respond to changes in land purpose or infrastructure improvements. The tool is now available online, and this page provides some ...


UCL seminar Presentation