Luis Alfredo Sanchez Andalco

Department of Economics

PhD Student

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Luis Alfredo Sanchez Andalco
Department of Economics
9 Mappin Street
Sheffield
S1 4DT
Profile

Luis graduated from The National Polytechnic Institute of Mexico with a BA Economics, then he gained his MA Economics from the same institution and currently is studying a PhD in economics on political economy at the University of Sheffield.

Previously he worked as economics consultant in Mexico with more than 4 years of experience. During his time as economics consultant, he gained valuable insights on economic modelling and interpretation.

Qualifications

PhD in Economics - The University of Sheffield, UK  

  • Feb 2019 – 2022 (expected)
  • Fully sponsored by the Mexican government through the CONACYT scholarship.

MSc Economics - The National Polytechnic Institute of Mexico (IPN).

  • Aug 2013- Dec 2015

BSc Economics - The National Polytechnic Institute of Mexico (IPN).  

  • Aug 2008- Dec 2012
  • G.P.A. 9.45  
     
Research interests

Luis is currently researching the relationship between an agricultural reform of the communal farms (ejidos) in Mexico and the fall of the autocratic regime that ruled the country from 1920 to 2000. He is also researching the effect of the same agricultural reform and the erosion of the autocratic regime in Mexico with violence from criminal groups.

Research group

Supervisor: 

Dr Vassilis Sarantides

Teaching interests

Luis is interested in teaching the following topics:

  • Econometrics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Political Economy
  • Statistics
Teaching activities

Luis is a Graduate Teaching Assistant in the Department of Economics at the University of Sheffield, currently teaching on the module ECN130 Economic analysis and policy.

He is also a statistics tutor for MASH (Maths and Statistics Help) at the University of Sheffield.