Lars Nesheim is a Reader in 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.