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

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

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.



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