Swati Dhingra is Assistant Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), and joined LSE in 2011. Dhingra specialises in international trade and industrial development and has taught international trade to undergraduate, masters and PhD students. Before coming to LSE, she obtained her PhD in Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2010 and was a research fellow at Princeton University in 2010-2011. Her research has been published in leading journals such as the American Economic Review. She is also an 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 globalization. She is co-author of the recent “Life after Brexit” report by the Centre for Economic Performance at LSE, which looked at the UK’s options outside the EU. Dhingra’s work has informed bodies such as the Parliamentary International Trade Committee, CBI, Treasury, Social Enterprise UK, Credit Suisse, Welsh National Assembly and Sunderland City Council, and has featured regularly in media such as BBC, Financial Times, The Economist, The Times, The Guardian, Foreign Affairs and Business Standard.