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Gabriela Guerrero-Serdán Mexican Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, Surrey, TW20 OEX, England +44 7926358406 [email protected]
LANGUAGES: Spanish (mother tongue), English (fluent), French (fluent), Bosnian (good level), Italian (good level), Lao (basic), German (beginner), Arabic (beginner). KEY RESEARCH INTERESTS: Development Economics, Conflict, Impact Evaluation COUNTRY EXPERIENCES: (Living more than 1 month) Bosnia and Herzegovina, East Timor, Laos, Netherlands, France, UK, Switzerland, USA, Canada, Jordan, Mexico PROFESSIONAL BODIES/ASSOCIATIONS: Royal Economic Society, member The Higher Education Academy, associate National Honor Societies (NHS): UDLA, Puebla and Gulf Breeze HS, FL., member AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS • Dame Margaret Tuke Travel Award, United Kingdom, 2008 • Overseas Research Studentship Award, United Kingdom, 2007-2008/9 • CONACYT Scholarship, Science and Technology Center Mexico, 2007-2009 • Thomas Holloway Research Studentship, Royal Holloway, University of London 2006-2009 • World Bank Scholar Award (OED) for the 1st IDEAS Biannual Conference. “Development Evaluation: Beyond Aid”. New Delhi, India 2005 • Junior Professional. Government of Belgium sponsored participation in UNDP JPO Program, 2002-05. • Huygens Grant, Nuffic, The Netherlands, 2000-2001 • Scholarship, Universidad de las Ameritas- Puebla. Fundación Universidad de las Americas, 1992-1997
• Scholarship, Colegio Americano de Puebla. Fundación Jenkins, 1986-1992 PUBLICATIONS: Assessment of Development Results in Lao PDR. UNDP. New York, USA. 2007. With Byron, G., Porter, G. and Uitto, J. National Human Development Report on International Trade and Human Development. UNDP. Vientiane, Lao PDR.. 2006. With Myers, C. Sisouphantong, B. Ha Bui, T. Chanthavysouk, K. Leechuefoung. Soudalayphone, V. Phimmahasay, K. Schönweger, O. Technical Notes for the Global Cooperation Index. In Pinto, M. " Power and Preference: Participation in the Making of International Law". Editoriale Scientifica, Italy. 2002. With Jonhson, M. & Shiferaw, A. WORKING PAPERS: Human Security Profile for Lao PDR. SwissPeace, Bern. WP 2008. School Attendance in Rural Mexico: An Evaluation of the PROGRESA Program. MA thesis presented as part of the Master's Program. Used by the ISS for teaching purposes. ISS. The Hague. 2001 ON PROGRESS: The Effects of the War in Iraq on Nutrition and Health. An Analysis Using Anthropometric Outcomes of Children. The Effects of Violence and Conflict on Iraqi Children’s Education and Labour. Iraqi Civilian Mortality from Armed Violence, 2003 to 2008: by Method, Actor, Victim Sex and Age. With Hsiao-Rei Hicks, Dardagan; Bagnall, Sloboda, and Spagat. The Weapons that Kill Civilians – Male, Female and Child Deaths in Iraq, 20032008. With Hsiao-Rei Hicks, Dardagan; Bagnall, Sloboda, and Spagat EDUCATION: 2006-… Royal Holloway College, University of London. PhD in Economics 2000-2001 Institute of Social Studies. The Hague, the Netherlands. MA in Development Studies specialization in Economics of Development. Graduated with Merit and Distinction. Dissertation received the class' highest score
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Universidad de las Americas-Puebla, Puebla, Mexico. Bachelor’s Degree in Economics. Graduated with Honors. Université Pièrre Mèndes France, Grenoble, France. Licence en Sciences Economiques (exchange program) American School of Puebla, Mexico High School Diploma.Graduated with merit. Gulf Breeze High School, Florida, U.S.A. (Junior year, exchange program). Member of the National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society.
ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE: 2006-… Teaching Assistant. Royal Holloway College, University of London, UK 2007 Research Associate. Swiss Peace, Bern. Switzerland. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: 2006- 2006 United Nations Development Programme, Evaluation Office. Evaluation consultant for the Assessment of Development Results in Lao PDR. 2005- 2006 United Nations, Lao PDR. Head of the Office of the Resident Coordinator 2005 United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Vientiane, Lao PDR. Program Expert 2002 – 2005 United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Vientiane, Lao PDR. Programme Analyst (JPO funded by the Belgium Government) 2002 United Nations Transitional Administration to East Timor (UNTAET). District Electoral Officer (United Nations Volunteer). 2001 Trade Commission of Mexico (BANCOMEXT), The Hague. Assistant. 1999-2000 Dutch Relief and Rehabilitation Agency, Bosnia-Herzegovina. Programme Officer 1998-1999 Organization for the Security and Cooperation in Europe, Mission to Bosnia-Herzegovina. Youth Coordinator 1997-1998 Social Community Initiative Organization (Spanish NGO SCIO), Bosnia-Herzegovina. Program coordinator 1995 Banco Nacional de Comercio Exterior (BANCOMEXT), Mexico City. Program assistant within the Planning and Development Department (Intern). CONFERENCES: • Presenter at the HiCN Annual Workshop, Yale University, Dec 2008
• Presenter at the Pre-CEPR conference on Development Economics, LSE, Oct 2008 • Presenter at the European Population Economics Society at University College London, June 2008 • Presenter at the NEPS Tinbergen Peace Conference at the Tinbergen Institute, July 2008 • Discussant at the Second Ricardo Fianni Doctoral Conference on Development Economics, Gargnano, September 2008 • Presenter at Workshops on Human Development, Phnom Penh 2004 and Colombo 2003 • Special Closing Address given at the United Nations Simulation in Puebla, Mexico, 2003 COMPUTER/IT LITERACY: MS Office, Stata/SE 10, SPSS 12, Adobe Photoshop CS, Access, ArcGIS Desktop 9.1, People Soft, Dream weaver 8.