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Dr Jose R. Sanchez-Fung

Senior lecturer, School of Economics, Kingston University.

Dr  Jose R. Sanchez-Fung Areas of expertise

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Overview

José R. Sánchez-Fung is a senior lecturer in economics at Kingston University, where he has been based since 2002. He is primarily an expert on monetary policies in developing countries, and a former Director of Economic Research at the Central Bank of the Dominician Republic - during which time he was a voting member of the monetary policy-making open market committee.

Dr Sánchez-Fung's work has been published in refereed academic journals such as the Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions & Money, Economic Modelling, and the Review of Development Economics. He is also a co-author of the textbook "Monetary Economics in Developing Countries", published by Palgrave Macmillan.

In addition to teaching, research and writing, and policy-making work, Dr Sánchez-Fung's professional experience in practising economics includes acting as consultant to the United Nations University's World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER, Helsinki), the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (UN-ECLAC, Mexico City), the Central Bank of the Dominican Republic, and the Dominican Republic's Labour Ministry.

Qualifications

Year gained Subject
2002 PhD in economics, University of Kent, UK.
1997 MA in economics, University of Kent, UK.
1995 Licenciatura en Econom��ïÿý�ï�ÿ�ý���ï���ÿ���ý��ïÿý���ï��ïÿý���ÿ��ïÿý���ý��ïÿý�ï�ÿ�ý���ï���ÿ���ý��ïÿý�ï�ÿ�ý��ïÿý���ía, Pontificia Universidad Cat��ïÿý�ï�ÿ�ý���ï���ÿ���ý��ïÿý���ï��ïÿý���ÿ��ïÿý���ý��ïÿý�ï�ÿ�ý���ï���ÿ���ý��ïÿý�ï�ÿ�ý��ïÿý���ólica Madre y Maestra (PUCMM), Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

Career Highlights

Year Position held
2008 - Associate Fellow, Institute for the Study of the Americas. School of Advanced Study, University of London, UK.
2004 - Senior Lecturer, School of Economics, Kingston University, UK.
2003 - 2004 Director of Economic Research and member of the Open Market Committee, Central Bank of the Dominican Republic.
2002 - 2004 Lecturer, School of Economics, Kingston University, UK.
1998 - 1999 Lecturer, Economics, Pontificia Universidad Cat��ïÿý�ï�ÿ�ý���ï���ÿ���ý��ïÿý���ï��ïÿý���ÿ��ïÿý���ý��ïÿý�ï�ÿ�ý���ï���ÿ���ý��ïÿý�ï�ÿ�ý��ïÿý���ólica Madre y Maestra (PUCMM), and Instituto Tecnol��ïÿý�ï�ÿ�ý���ï���ÿ���ý��ïÿý���ï��ïÿý���ÿ��ïÿý���ý��ïÿý�ï�ÿ�ý���ï���ÿ���ý��ïÿý�ï�ÿ�ý��ïÿý���ógico de Santo Domingo (INTEC), Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
1993 - 1998 Staff Economist, Central Bank of the Dominican Republic.

Research

Book

(2007) Monetary economics in developing countries, 3rd edition, with Subrata Ghatak. Palgrave Macmillan publishers, London, UK, September. ISBN-13: 978-0-230-00334-7. ISBN-10:0-230-00334-6.

Selected articles

(2011) Estimating monetary policy reaction functions for emerging market economies: The case of Brazil. Economic Modelling, 28, 1730-1738.

 (2011) Assessing McCallum and Taylor rules in a cross-section of emerging marketeconomies, with Aaron Mehrotra. Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, 21, 207-228.

(2010) China's monetary policy and the exchange rate, with Aaron Mehrotra. Comparative Economic Studies, 52, 497-514.

A full list of publications can be found at: http://fass.kingston.ac.uk/faculty/staff/cv.php?staffnum=269

Conference Highlights

Dr Sánchez-Fung has presented at conferences around the world, including America, France, Finland, Dominican Republic, India, Denmark and the UK. 

Professional Body Membership

Member of the Econometric Societ

Academic Accolades

Dr Sánchez-Fung is a prize-winning writer in the Central Bank of the Dominican Republic's Juan Pablo Duarte Library Economics Research Contest.

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