Sequeira, Sandra


Dr Sandra Sequeira  

Department

Position held

Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD)

Department of International Development

Lecturer in Development Economics

Experience keywords:

private sector development; transport infrastructure; fair trade; program evaluation; Sub-Saharan Africa; corruption; corporate social responsibility

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Sandra Sequeira is a Lecturer of Development Economics in the Department of International Development and a research affiliate at STICERD. Her research applies a combination of experimental and quasi-experimental methods to three main 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.

Sectors and industries to which research relates:

ConsultancyPolicy and Regulatory Bodies

Countries and regions to which research relates:

Mozambique; Ghana; Sub-Saharan Africa; USA; South Africa

Languages:

Spanish [Spoken: Fluent, Written: Fluent]; Portuguese [Spoken: Fluent]; Italian [Spoken: Fluent, Written: Fluent]; French [Spoken: Intermediate, Written: Intermediate]

Media experience:

Has written for mainstream press

Contact Points

LSE phone number:

+44 (0)20 7849 4914

Publications

LSE Research Online, Funnelback Search

2013

Sequeira, Sandra and Djankov, Simeon (2013) Corruption and firm behavior The London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Sequeira, Sandra (2013) Tariffs and corruption: evidence from a tariff liberalization program The London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Sequeira, Sandra (2013) Displacing corruption: evidence from a tariff liberalization program The London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2011

Sequeira, Sandra (2011) Advances in measuring corruption in the field In: Serra, Danila and Wantchekon, Leonard, (eds.) New Advances in Experimental Research on Corruption. Research in experimental economics (15). Emerald Group Publishing, Yorkshire, UK, 145-176. ISBN 9781780527840

Sequeira, Sandra (2011) Transport costs and firm behaviour: evidence from Mozambique and South Africa In: Cadot, Olivier and Fernandes, Ana and Gourdon, Julien and Mattoo, Aaditya, (eds.) Where to Spend the Next Million?: Applying Impact Evaluation to Trade Assistance. Centre for Economic Policy Research, London, UK, 123-162. ISBN 9781907142390

Hainmueller, Jens and Hiscox, Michael J. and Sequeira, Sandra (2011) Consumer demand for the fair trade label: evidence from a field experiment The authors.

2010

Sequeira, Sandra and Djankov, Simeon (2010) An empirical study of corruption in ports MPRA Paper, Munich Personal RePEc Archive.

2009

Macchi, Patricia and Sequeira, Sandra (2009) L'infrastructure de transport « immatérielle » des ports de Maputo et Durban Afrique Contemporaine, 230 (2). ISSN 0002-0478


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