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Pablo Selaya

Pablo Selaya

Associate Professor

Member of:

  • Development Economics Research Group

Personal website - UCPH: www.econ.ku.dk/pabloselaya

Main research interests:

  • Comparative Economic Development
  • The Economics of Culture and Institutions
  • Political Economy of Development.

Eliteforsk - Sapere Aude research grant from the Danish Council for Independent Research (DFF-FSE 2012-2015).

Associate researcher at INESAD in Bolivia.

Primary fields of research

  • Comparative Economic Development
  • The Economics of Culture and Institutions
  • Political Economy of Development.

Current research

  • Political development and the consolidation of democracy in Bolivia
  • Persistence and non-persistence of public goods provision: Infrastructure
  • Cultural origins of violence against women

Teaching

  • Advanced Development Economics - Macro Aspects
  • Economic growth and inequality
  • Economic and political development in Latin America
  • The Economics of Culture and Institutions

Selected publications

  1. Published

    Fishermen’s wives: On the cultural origins of violence against women

    Leyaro, V., Selaya, P. & Trifkovic, N. 20 Dec 2017 39 p. (UNU WIDER Working Paper Series; No. 205, Vol. 2017).

    Research output: Working paper

  2. Published

    Roman roads to prosperity: Persistence and non-persistence in public good provision

    Dalgaard, C-J. L., Kaarsen, N., Olsson, O. & Selaya, P. Feb 2018 Centre for Economic Policy Research, CEPR

    Research output: Working paper

  3. Published

    Climate and the Emergence of Global Income Differences

    B. Andersen, T., Dalgaard, C-J. L. & Selaya, P. 2016 In : The Review of Economic Studies. 83, 4, p. 1334-1363 30 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

Selected activities

  1. National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies, Tokyo, Japan

    Selaya, P. (Visiting researcher)
    6 Feb 201826 Feb 2018

    Activity: Visiting an external institutionVisiting an external academic institution

  2. Visiting Scholar at Harvard University: Institute of Quantitative Social Science (IQSS)

    Selaya, P. (Participant)
    15 Aug 201214 Aug 2015

    Activity: OtherOther (prizes, external teaching and other activities) - Period visiting other institutions

  3. Eliteforsker - Sapere Aude research grant - DFF-FSE: Sapere Aude - Marine resources, comparatice development and longevity: The contribution of oceans biogeography to health and life expectancy

    Selaya, P. (Participant)
    1 Apr 20121 Apr 2015

    Activity: OtherOther (prizes, external teaching and other activities) - Prizes, scholarships, distinctions

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