SOAS University of London

Department of Economics

Dr Aleksandra Peeroo

PhD (University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne), MSc (University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne), MSc (Ruhr-University Bochum)
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Aleksandra Peeroo
Department of Economics

Senior Teaching Fellow

Dr Aleksandra Peeroo
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Aleksandra is a Senior Teaching Fellow in Economics at SOAS University of London. She holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne on the role of institutional layers in water sector governance.

Aleksandra has taught at the Sorbonne, at King’s College London and has been a Visiting Lecturer at the University of Mauritius. At SOAS, she has been awarded the Department of Economics Teaching Prize.

Her research interests lie in the political economy of Small Island Developing States. She has led a grant-financed research project on the link between water sector governance and unsustainability of water utilities in Mauritius. She is also interested in the structural transformation and industrial policy of small island states.

Aleksandra is fluent in French and German and speaks Polish as well.



  • Small Island Developing States
  • Institutional and Organisational Economics
  • Infrastructures and public utilities, especially water
  • Political economy of regulation, governance, policy making and reform
  • Corruption
  • Federalism and decentralisation
  • Structural transformation and industrial policy


Book Chapters

Ménard, C. and Peeroo, A. (2011) 'Liberalization in the Water Sector: Three Leading Models'. In: Künneke, R. and Finger, M., (eds.), International Handbook of Network Industries: The Liberalization of Infrastructure. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, pp 310-327.

Monographs and Working Papers

Peeroo, A. and Huet, F. (2017) Criticality of Investments and Organisational Centralisation: Econometric Evidence from Drinking Water Services in France. . [Unpublished]

Peeroo, Aleksandra and Sultan, R. (2016) Governance and Economic Accounting Issues in the Mauritian Water Sector: Towards Sustainable Management of a Natural Resource. Washington D.C.and others: Global Development Network.


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