Nathaniel  Lane

Nathaniel Lane Researchers

Associate Professor in Economics (Economics)
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Nathan is an Associate Professor in Economics at Oxford University, and a Tutorial Fellow at Merton College, Oxford.

Prior to joining the Department of Economics, he was an Assistant Professor at Monash University and a postdoctoral scholar at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Nathan co-founded the big data-oriented research group, SoDa Laboratories, based in Melbourne, Australia.

Nathan's research is focused on the political economy of development, the economics of the state, and industrial policy. Nathan's work combines new methods from data science and traditional micro-data to understand questions at the heart of economic development. In particular, industrial development. His work has focused on the policies behind the East Asian miracle, and the comparative experience of Asian economies.