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Stefania Paredes Fuentes

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Telephone: +44 (0)24 761 50045

Email: S dot Paredes-Fuentes at warwick dot ac dot uk

Room: S2.121

Advice and feedback hours:
Wednesdays 14.30-15.30
Thursdays 9.30-10.30

Associate Professor
Deputy Director of UG Studies | Director Joint-Degrees Economics

Stefania is currently working in various research projects on Economic Education including how students engage with resources and how these resources contribute to their performance in assessments. She is also editor for "Teaching Macroeconomics: A Modern and Inclusive Approach" as part of the Elgar Guides to Teaching, to be published in 2022.

Stefania was recently appointed as Diversity Champion for the Royal Economic Society. In this role, Stefania will help to embed diversity into the RES decision-making process, and promote diversity across all the Society's activities. Stefania is a member of the Executive Committee and a trustee of the RES.

As Senior Associate and member of the Exec Board of the Economics Network, Stefania works on training and professional development of Economics Educators in Higher Education and she contributes to the GTA/Early Career Lecturers training courses.

Stefania's PhD thesis investigates into the colonial and non-colonial origins of Latin American institutions and inequality and what causes growth to accelerate and collapse in Latin America.

Stefania is Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, Fellow of the Warwick International Higher Education Academy (2017 - 2021).

Research Interests
  • Economic Growth and Development
  • Institutional Economics
  • Pedagogical Methods in Economics Education
  • Latin America

Recent Work

(see my recent work)

Organised Events

Economics Network Virtual Symposium. June and September 2020

#EconTEAching chats. Virtual seminars on Economics Education.
Co-organised with CTaLE (UCL).

"Women in Economics: Students' Workshop". January 2020 (sponsored by the RES and Warwick Innovation Fund

  • EC108 Macroeconomics I (Module leader)
  • EC230 Economics of Money and Banking (Module leader)
  • EC339 Applied Macroeconomics (Module leader)
  • EC331 Research in Applied Economics (Project Supervisor)
  • MSc Dissertation supervision

RAE Topics (Final Year Research Project) and MSc Dissertations
These are topics I am particularly keen to supervise based on my past and current research interests. You are welcome to come during my office hours to talk about your research interests on any of these topics before choosing your RAE group (or get assigned an MSc supervisor).

  • Human Rights and Macroeconomics
  • Natural Resource Curse/Dutch disease
  • The relationship between institutions and inequality (preferred focus: Latin America)
  • Historical evolution of institutions
  • The Effects of 'Fair Trade' Policies on Producer Communities
  • Female engagement with Economics

Other Departmental/University Responsibilities:
  • Deputy Director UG Studies Economics
  • Course Director EPAIS (Chair EPAIS Management Committee)
  • Economics Joint Degrees Director
  • Co-organiser #EconTEAching chats (joint with CTaLE, UCL)
  • Member UG Management Committee, Student-Staff Liaison Committee, Students' Progression Working group
  • Member of the Athena Swan Departmental Committee
  • Member of the Faculty of Social Sciences Education Committee
  • Member of IATL Education Committee
  • Member of the University Disciplinary Committee