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School of Business and Management

Roxana Gutiérrez-Romero

Roxana

Reader in Quantitative Methods and Policy

Email: r.gutierrez@qmul.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7882 8414
Room Number: Room 3.33, Francis Bancroft Building, Mile End Campus
Website: https://roxanagutierrez.wordpress.com
Twitter: @roxanagutz
Office Hours: Mondays 2.00pm - 3:00pm & 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Profile

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Biography:

Roxana's research analyses how to overcome the most significant barriers to development. She holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Cambridge (King’s College) and joined Queen Mary in September 2015.

Previously, she taught and held research positions at the University of Cambridge, the University of Oxford and the Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona. Her research has been published among others in Journal of Conflict Resolution, World Development, Journal of Development Studies, Development Policy Review, Journal of Economic Geography, Regional Science and Urban Economics, Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy, Public Money and Management.

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Teaching

Postgraduate:

  • BUSM073: Economics for Development
  • BUSM112: Applied Empirical Methods

Research

Research Interests:

My research analyses how to overcome the main constraints to development. I am particularly interested in three of these barriers:

  • Violent conflict
  • The persistent effects of inequalities in wealth
  • Poor economic governance

My fields of interests are Development Economics, Political Economy and Applied Economics.

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Publications

 

Selected published government research reports

  • 2009. Leaving Benefits Behind II: Labour market transitions of workless people in Wales 1999-2005. The Welsh Assembly Government, UK. (with Anttila, C., Griggs, J., McLennan, D., Noble, M.)
  • 2008. Developing Small Area Measures on Fear of Crime: a feasibility study. Department for Communities and Local Government, UK. (with Withworth, A., McLennan, D., Noble M.)
  • 2007. Narrowing the Gap? Modelling the NDC Programme impact on pupil attainment and worklessness at individual level and resultant policy implications. Department for Communities and Local Government, UK. (with Wilkinson, K.)
  • 2007. Leaving Benefits Behind, Department for Communities and Local Government, UK. (with Antilla, C., Griggs, J., Mason, D., McLennan, D., Noble, M., Shung-King, M., Wilkinson, K.,Whitworth, A.)
  • 2006. The child support grant: A Sub-provincial analysis of eligibility and take up in January 2005. National Department of Social Development, South Africa. (with Noble, M., Wright, G., Barnes, H., Noble, S., Ntshongwana, P., McLennan D., D. Avenell.)
  • 2006. Evaluating & the Impact of the Neighbourhood Management Programme on Worklessness, Baseline Report. Research Report 26, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister, UK. (with McLennan, D., Antilla, C., Mason, D., Wilkinson, K., Mokhar, C, Dibben, C., Smith, G., Noble, M. )
  • 2005. Worklessness in New Deal for Communities Areas: Findings from phase 1 of the National Evaluation. Research report for the National NDC Evaluation, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister, UK. (with Noble, M., Antilla C. McLennan D., Covizzi I., Mason D., Wilkinson K.)
  • 2005. The child support grant: A Sub-provincial analysis of eligibility and take up in January 2004. National Department of Social Development, South Africa. (with Noble, M., Wright, G., Barnes, H., Noble, S., Ntshongwana, P., McLennan D., D. Avenell)

Public Engagement

I am a member of the Oxford-LSE research networks Improving Institutions for pro-poor Growth (iiG), Economics of Inequality and Poverty Analysis (EQUALITAS), director of Economic Development and Impact Evaluation (EDIE) network, and founding member of the Equity and Development Research Group (EDReG).