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Department of Economics

Dr Sara Stevano

BSc Economics (Torino); MSc Development Economics (SOAS); PhD Economics (SOAS)


Sara Stevano
Department of Economics

Postdoctoral Fellow

SOAS Food Studies Centre

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Dr Sara Stevano
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Sara is a Postdoctoral Fellow in Economics. She is currently doing research on agriculture, gender, time use and food consumption as part of an LCIRAH/IFPRI-funded research project. Her doctoral research was on women’s work, food and household dynamics in northern Mozambique.

PhD Conferences

  • IESE, III Conference, September 2012, Maputo, Mozambique
  • Women Processing Cashew-nut: Reflections on work, private investment and gender in the province of Cabo Delgado, Sara Stevano
    Dinâmicas de Investimento Privado em Moçambique: tendências e questões preliminaries para análise, Carlos Muianga, Helena Perez-Nino, Sara Stevano and Michael Sambo.
  • LCSS PhD Conference 2013: Methodological Choices and Challenges, April 2013, King’s College London
  • Does the Role of Research Assistants Matter in the Research Process and Outcomes?: Reflections from qualitative fieldwork in Tanzania and Mozambique, Kevin Deane and Sara Stevano
  • ECAS 2013, 5th European Conference on African Studies, June 2013, Lisbon
    Households, Food Practices and Urban-rural Linkages in northern Mozambique, Sara Stevano


Department of Economics, Postdoctoral Fellow 

LCIRAH (Leverhulme Centre for Integrative Research in Agriculture and Health), London

IESE (Instituto de Estudos Sociais e Economicos), Maputo


Programmes Convened

Guest Lecturer in Gender Economics

Previous Graduate Teaching Assistant in Economic Development of Africa


Political economy of food, agricultural and food systems, labour markets and informalisation, feminist economics and gender analysis, research methodology (especially mixed research methods), Sub-Saharan Africa (in particular Mozambique).