Adriana Brenis Castro

Department of Economics

PhD Student

Profile

I am a Research Assistant and Graduate Teaching Assistant at The University of Sheffield. I am also Associate Lecturer at Sheffield Hallam University. My research interests are in International Trade, Labour Economics, and Innovation. Before joining UOS, I was an Economic Advisor and Analyst at various Peruvian public institutions such as the Ministry of Production, the National Institute of Statistic and Informatics, and The Central Bank of Peru.

Qualifications

Ph.D. Candidate in Economics, The University of Sheffield (2022-2023).

M.Sc. Business, Finance, and Economics, The University of Sheffield (2017-2018) with distinction.

B.Sc. Economics, National Agrarian La Molina University (2009-2013) with distinction.

Research interests

Research Interests: International trade, Labour economics, and Innovation.

Work in Progress: "South-South offshoring: The Peruvian Case"; "R\&D outsourcing", and "Trade and Gender Differences in the Informal Sector".

Research group

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Grants

Department of Economics Ph.D scholarship, University of Sheffield (2019).

Peruvian Government Masters’ scholarship (2017).

Teaching interests

Microeconomics, Business and Finance, International Trade, Mathematical Methods.

Teaching activities

ECN118 Mathematical Methods for Economics 1.

ECN130 Economic Analysis and Policy.

ECN607 Public Policy Evaluation.

ECN601 Applied Microeconometrics.

ECN6540 Econometric Methods.

Professional activities

Associate Lecturer, Sheffield Hallam University (2022-present).

Graduate Teaching Assistant, The University of Sheffield (2021-Present).

Research Assistant, The University of Sheffield (2019-present).

Director of the Strategic Business Development Centre, National Agrarian La Molina University, Peru (Jan-Aug 2019).

Economic Adviser and Business Incubator Manager, National Agrarian La Molina University, Peru (2016-2017).

Economic Analyst, Ministry of Production, Peru (2015-2016).

Economic Analyst, National Institute of Statistic and Informatics, Peru (March-July 2015).

Graduate Intern, Central Reserve Bank of Peru (2014-2015).

Intern, Peruvian Corporation Airports and Commercial Aviation (2013-2014).