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Dr Fernanda Leite Lopez de Leon

Lecturer in Economics

School of Economics, Keynes College, B1.05

 

About


Fernanda Leite Lopez de Leon is Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Economics. She gained her PhD in Economics at Cornell University. Previously, she has worked at the University of East Anglia, before joining the University of Kent in 2014.

My personal webpage is here: https://sites.google.com/site/fernandalldeleon/.

Fernanda is the School's Eastern ARC Representative.

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Publications


Fernanda's publications can also be found on RePEc.

Also view these in the Kent Academic Repository

Article
Campos, R., Lopez de Leon, F. and McQuillin, B. (2018). Lost in the Storm: The Academic Collaborations that Went Missing in Hurricane Isaac. The Economic Journal [Online]. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2954495.
Campos, C., Hargreaves Heap, S. and Leon, F. (2017). The political influence of peer groups: experimental evidence in the classroom. Oxford Economic Papers [Online]. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oep/gpw065.
Leon, F. (2016). Does Forced Voting Result in Political Polarization? Public Choice [Online]:1-18. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11127-016-0318-7.
Leon, F. (2016). Endorse or Not to Endorse: Understanding the Determinants of Newspapers' Likelihood of Making Political Recommendations. Scottish Journal of Political Economy [Online]. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/sjpe.12098.
Leon, F. and Rizzi, R. (2014). A Test for the Rational Ignorance Hypothesis: Evidence from a Natural Experiment in Brazil. American Economic Journal: Economic Policy [Online] 6:380-398. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1257/pol.6.4.380.
Leon, F. (2013). The Tuesday Advantage of Politicians Endorsed by American Newspapers. The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy [Online] 13:865-886. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/bejeap-2012-0043.
Total publications in KAR: 6 [See all in KAR]

 

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Research


Research interests

Fernanda's main research interests are applied econometrics, political economy and behavioural economics. Her current work focuses on economics of science and market place discrimination.

My CV is here.

Fernanda's RePEc page is http://econpapers.repec.org/RAS/ple546.htm

Working papers

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Consultation hours


  • Mon 09.30-10.30
  • Wed 09.30-10.30
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Administrative roles

 

  • Eastern ARC Representative

 

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Last Updated: 27/09/2017