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Paulson funds LSE chair to study European political economy


Paulson & Co founder John Paulson has donated more than £2.5 million to fund new research and teaching on Europe’s unique role in the post-crisis financial world at the London School of Economics and Political Science.

The gift will establish the John Paulson Chair in European Political Economy, a position which will be occupied by a leading scholar who combines expertise in finance, policy and the European Union with the reputation to speak to a global audience.

The chair will be located in LSE’s European Institute – which applies a broad range of academic disciplines to understand Europe’s