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Masooda Bano, Diego Sánchez-Ancochea awarded title of Professor
Congratulations to Masooda Bano and Diego Sánchez-Ancochea who have both been awarded the title of Professor in the University's annual Recognition of Distinction exercise.
Masooda Bano was named Professor of Development Studies.
Professor Bano’s primary area of interest rests in studying the role of ideas and beliefs in development processes and their evolution and change.
Diego Sánchea-Ancochea was named Professor of the Political Economy of Development.
Professor Sánchea-Ancochea specialises in the political economy of Latin America with a particular focus on Central America. His research interests centre on the determinants of income inequality and the role of social policy in reducing it.