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Stefania Paredes Fuentes

Contact details

Telephone: +44 (0)24 761 50045

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

Room: S2.121

Advice and feedback hours: Mondays 9.30 - 11.30

Associate Professor | Deputy Director Undergraduate Studies

Stefania joined the Department in August 2015. Her current research is on 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 a Fellow of the Warwick International Higher Education Academy for the period September 2017 - August 2020 (learn more about WIHEA) and she is an Associate of the Economics Network.

Current Research Interests

  • Macroeconomics
  • Institutional Economics
  • Pedagogical Methods in teaching H.E. Economics

Other Research Interests

  • Development Economics
  • Political Economy
  • Economic History
  • History of Economic Thought


  • EC108 Macroeconomics
  • EC230 Money and Banking
  • EC339 Applied Macroeconomics
  • EC331 Research in Applied Economics (Project Supervisor)
  • EC956 Macroeconomics MSc

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 a 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
  • Various Topics on Teaching Economics in Higher Education

Other Departmental Responsibilities:

  • Deputy Director UG Studies
  • Course Director EPAIS
    Chair EPAIS Management Committee
  • Economics Joint Degrees Academic Coordinator
  • Teaching and Learning Seminar Series Organiser
  • GTA/TF Coordinator
  • Member of Economics Academic Staffing Committee (teaching)
  • Member of UMC
  • Member of SSLC