Dr Sonja Fagernas
|Post:||Lecturer in Economics (Economics, International Development)|
|Location:||Jubilee Building 260|
|UK:||(01273) 606755 ext. 2266|
|International:||+44 1273 606755 ext. 2266|
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PhD in Economics, 2008, University of Cambridge
MSc in Economics, 2002, University of Warwick
MSocSc, 2001, University of Helsinki
I also hold a Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (2010, University of Sussex)
Lecturer in Economics
My research focuses on Development Economics. I am particularly interested in the following topics: legal and institutional development, public sector service delivery, education, health and labour markets.
For papers and publications, please see my personal homepage
Development Economics I (MSc) (2012/13)
Finance for Development (MSc International Finance) (not in 2012/13)
On maternity leave until July 2013
Fagernäs, Sonja and Pelkonen, Panu (2012) Preferences and skills of Indian public sector teachers. IZA Journal of Labor & Development, 1 (3). ISSN 2193-9020
Fagernas, Sonja (2012) Birth registration campaigns in developing countries: an assessment of Ghana's success. Working Paper. Unset, Brighton.
Fagernäs, Sonja (2012) Papers, please! The effect of birth registration on child labor and education in early 20th century USA. Discussion Paper. SSRN.
Fagernas, Sonja (2010) Labor Law, Judicial Efficiency, and Informal Employment in India. Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, 7 (2). pp. 282-321. ISSN 1740-1453
Fagernäs, Sonja, Sarkar, Prabirjit and Singh, Ajit (2008) Legal origin, shareholder protection and the stock market: new challenges from time series analysis. In: The economics of corporate governance and mergers. Edward Elgar Publishing, pp. 20-53. ISBN 9781847207159