Diego Sánchez-Ancochea

Diego Sánchez-Ancochea is Head of Department at the Oxford Department of International Development and professor of the Political Economy of Development at the University of Oxford. His research aims to identify the best ways to reduce income inequality through the use of social and productive policies, with particular attention to the Latin American experience. He recently published The Costs of Inequality: Lessons and Warnings for the Rest of the World (Bloomsbury, 2020). Together with Juliana Martínez Franzoni, he is the author of The Quest for Universal Social Policy in the South. Actors, Ideas and Architectures (CUP, 2016) and Good Jobs and Social Services: How Costa Rica Achieved the Elusive Double Incorporation (Palgrave McMillan, 2013). Diego Sánchez-Ancochea is also the co-editor of four books and a special issue and has published papers in international journals like Latin American Research Review, Journal of Latin American Studies and World Development. He is Associate Editor of Oxford Development Studies and has collaborated with different international institutions like the World Bank, UNDP and the ILO. Diego Sánchez-Ancochea has a BA in Economics from the Universidad Complutense, a MA in Public Administration from the Instituto Ortega y Gasset and a PhD in Economics from the New School for Social Research. In 2018-19, he was Visiting Fellow at the Kellogg Institute of the University of Notre Dame.