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Alejandro Riaño

Associate Professor, Faculty of Social Sciences



Alejandro joined the School of Economics in September 2009 as a Research Fellow in the Leverhulme Centre for Research on Globalisation and Economic Policy (GEP) and became an Assistant Professor in March 2011.

Alejandro's work focuses on three overarching themes:

  • Documenting and quantifying the effect of export promotion policies such as subsidies and special economic zones on firm-level export performance, competitiveness and aggregate welfare.
  • Investigating whether globalization increases firms' real and financial volatility.
  • Exploring how trade liberalization and offshoring affect labor market outcomes, such as wage inequality and informality in developing countries.

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Alejandro's complete cv can be downloaded here in pdf format. Alejandro's Facewall page.

Teaching Summary

Alejandro teaches modules on Macroeconomics and International Trade both at the undergraduate and masters level.

Research Summary

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