SOAS University of London

Department of Economics

Lorena Lombardozzi

BA Development Economics (Rome); MSc Economic and Social Sciences of International Development (Rome); MSc Political Economy of Development (SOAS)
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Lorena Lombardozzi
Department of Economics

Senior Teaching Fellow

Department of Development Studies

Graduate Teaching Assistant

Lorena Lombardozzi
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Thesis title:
Cash crops, commercialization and nutrition in Uzbekistan: Is cotton in competition with quality food? (working title)
Year of Study:
Year of Entry 2014/15
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PhD Research

Agricultural commercialization and nutritional impacts in the Uzbek cotton-food system. 


  • Lombardozzi, Lorena, (2016), “Are distortions good for development? Structural transformations and cotton in Uzbekistan”, SOAS Department of Economics Working Paper Series, No. 193, The School of Oriental and African Studies.


  • IAAE Inter-Conference Symposium. Almaty, Kazakhstan, 2016
  • LCIRAH Conference Poster Presentation. LSHTM, University of London, 2015  
  • Cambridge Central Asia Forum, November 2013, “The impact of economic distortions on the cotton sector for the development of Uzbekistan”, University of Cambridge.


  • Department of Economics 

  • Industrial Development and Policy Cluster

  • SOAS Food Studies Centre



Political Economy of Agriculture and Food, Industrial Economics, Commodity Value Chain, Feminist Economics, Trade , Transition economics, Central Asia