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Dr Sandra Sequeira

sequeira-s-113x148Lecturer in Development Economics

  • Department of International Development (ID) 
  • Research Affiliate, The Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD)
  • Lead Academic for Mozambique (International Growth Centre) 


Sandra Sequeira is a Lecturer in Development Economics at ID, a research affiliate at STICERD and the lead academic for Mozambique at the IGC. Her research applies a combination of experimental and quasi-experimental methods to three broad themes in development economics: infrastructure and growth, private sector development in developing countries and the economic costs of bureaucratic corruption. She has conducted fieldwork in Zambia, South Africa, Mozambique, Peru, India and Ghana, and has consulted for the United Nations, the World Bank, the International Finance Corporation and the Government of Mozambique.

She holds a PhD from Harvard University, an MA from the Fletcher School and a BA from Universidade Nova in Lisbon, Portugal.

Research interests

  • Applied microeconomics;
  • Infrastructure and growth;
  • Private sector development;
  • Corruption 

Contact details

Sandra Sequeira
Department of International Development
London School of Economics
Houghton Street
London WC2A 2AE

Personal web page

Tel: +44 (0)20 7849 4914
Email: s.sequeira@lse.ac.uk
Room: CON7.09, Connaught House