Professor of Economics, London School of Economics
Silvana Tenreyro is Professor in Economics at the London School of Economics and External Member of the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee. She is a Fellow of the British Academy, President Elect of the European Economic Association and Associate Editor of the Quarterly Journal of Economics. She obtained a Ph.D. and M.A. in Economics from Harvard University and a B.A. from Universidad Nacional de Tucuman (Argentina).
Previously, Silvana served as Director and Board Member of the Review of Economic Studies; Chair of the Women’s Committee of the Royal Economics Society; External MPC member of the Central Bank of Mauritius; Director of the Macroeconomics Programme at the International Growth Centre; Chair of the Women in Economics Committee of the European Economic Association; Member at Large of the European Economic Association; Panel Member for Economic Policy; Associate Editor for JEEA, the Journal of Monetary Economics, Economica, and the Economic Journal. She worked as an Economist in the Research Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and was a founding member of CIPPEC, an independent think-tank in Argentina. She is currently a Lead Academic at the Centre for Macroeconomics at the LSE, and Research Associate at CEP and CEPR. Her main research interests are in Macroeconomics, particularly Monetary Policy, Macro-Development and International Trade and Finance.
Recent work by Silvana Tenreyro
A shift from a state-led to an agribusiness-led development model in Kenya reallocated profits away from farmers towards agribusiness firms
While urbanisation and socioeconomic factors played a role, the global decline in fertility is largely due to successful population control programmes
Piggyback exporting, intermediation, and the distribution of the gains from trade in agricultural markets
How much of the world price of export crops trickles down to small farmers, who sell through agribusinesses and traders with market power?