Dr. Swati Dhingra

External member of the Monetary Policy Committee


Term of appointment: 9 August 2022 - 8 August 2025

On 12 May 2022, Dr. Swati Dhingra was appointed as an external MPC member.

She is Associate Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics, and an Associate of the Centre for Economic Performance at LSE.  She is a Director of The Royal Mint Museum and a member of the Steering Group for the UK’s Economy 2030 Inquiry. 

Recently, she has also been a member of the UK’s Trade Modelling Review Expert Panel and the LSE’s Economic Diplomacy Commission. From 1 January 2023, she has taken up the position of Director of the Review of Economic Studies.

Swati graduated from the University of Delhi and the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and was a post-doctoral fellow at Princeton University. 

Her research has been funded by ESRC, ERC, IGC, UKRI and was awarded the ONS‘s Research Excellence People’s Choice Award 2019. She was elected to the Council of the Royal Economic Society in 2021, and serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of International Economics and the Review of Economic Studies.

This page was last updated 01 December 2023