Dr. Sergio Tezanos

Prof. Dr. Sergio Tezanos

Associate Fellow at CASSIS


Mail: sergio.tezanos@unican.es
Adress: Römerstraße 164, D-53117 Bonn


Sergio Tezanos Vázquez is a Spanish academic specialized in Development Studies. He is PhD in International Economics and Development (Universidad Complutense de Madrid), Bachelor of Economics (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid) and Expert in statistical social research (Universidad Complutense de Madrid).

He is associate professor in the Department of Economics at the Universidad de Cantabria (Spain) and editor-in-chief of the “Iberoamerican Journal of Development Studies”. He also is deputy director of the Iberoamerican Research Office in International Development & Co-operation of the Universidad de Cantabria. He was President (and founder) of the Spanish Network of Development Studies (REEDES) between 2011 and 2017, and Vice-President of the European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes (EADI) between 2014 and 2017.

He has been associate researcher at the Complutense Institute of International Studies (ICEI), visiting research fellow of the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) and the Department of International Development (Queen Elizabeth House, University of Oxford), and visiting researcher in the World Bank’s Human Development Network (Washington DC).

Research Interests

Hunger und Hungersnot in der Welt | Internationale Kooperationspolitik | Internationale Migration | Erkenntnistheoretische Analyse von "Entwicklungsstudien"

Publications (Selection)

      • De la Cruz, F., Madrueño, R. and Tezanos, S. (2022) State capacity and the triple-COVID-19 crises: an international comparison, Forum of Development Studies, 49(2): 129-154, Link
      • Tezanos, S. and López-Noval, B. (2022) How's life? An international classification based on life satisfaction and its determinants, International Journal of Happiness and Development, 7(1): 64-90.
      • Tezanos, S. and Trueba, C. (2021) Implications of cross-disciplinarity: Estimating the “paper drain” in Development Studies, European Journal of Development Research. Link
      • De la Cruz, F. and Tezanos, S. (2020) Public Interventions and Human Development. A multidimensional taxonomy of developmental States, Problemas del Desarrollo. Revista Latinoamericana de Economía, 51 (201) 29-59.
      • Mongongo Dosa, P., Tezanos, S. and Molenaers, N. (2019) Foreign aid distorting effects: an empirical assessment for Sub-Saharan Africa, Revista de Economía Mundial, 59: 65-90, Link
      • Tezanos, S. (2018) The geography of development in Latin America and the Caribbean: towards a new multidimensional taxonomy of the Sustainable Development Goals, CEPAL Review, 125: 7-27.
      • Madrueño, R. and Tezanos, S. (2018) The contemporary development discourse: Analysing the influence of development studies’ journals, World Development, 109, September 2018, pp. 334–345, Link
      • Tezanos, S. and Trueba, C. (2018) “Analysing the scientific impact of development studies: challenges for the future”. In Baud, I.S.A., Basile, E., Kontinen, T., von Itter, S. (Eds.), Debating Development Studies: Paradigms, Knowledges, Impact, Voices. Palgrave MacMillan. London.
      • Sanahuja, J.A. and Tezanos, S. (2017) Del milenio a la sostenibilidad: retos y perspectivas de la Agenda 2030 para el desarrollo sostenible, Política y Sociedad, 54 (2): 521-543
      • Tezanos, S and Sumner, A. (2015) Is the ‘developing world’ changing? A dynamic and multidimensional taxonomy of developing countries, European Journal of Development Research, 28(5): 847–874.
      • Tezanos, S. (2015) Distributive Justice in Aid for Development, Oxford Development Studies, 43(3): 310-329.
      • Tezanos, S. (2015) “Geographical Allocation of Aid. Lessons from Political Economy”, in Arvin, M. y Lew, B., Handbook on the Economics of Foreign Aid, Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham: Reino Unido, chaper 7, pp. 90-108.
      • Sanahuja, J.A., Tezanos, S., Kern, A. and Perrotta, D. (2015) “Beyond 2015: Perspectives and Proposals for Development Cooperation between the European Union and Latin America and the Caribbean”, EU-LAC Forum
of Global Governance, European Union-Latin America and Caribbean Foundation (EU-LAC Foundation), Hamburg, Link
      • Tezanos, S. and Sumner, A. (2013) “Revisiting the Meaning of Development: A Multidimensional Taxonomy of Developing Countries”, Journal of Development Studies.
      • Tezanos, S. (Coord.), Quiñones A., Gutierrez, D. and Madrueño, R. (2013) Desarrollo humano, pobreza y desigualdades (Human Development, poverty and inequalities), Handbooks on development and co-operation, University of Cantabria: Santander.
      • Tezanos, S., Quiñones, A. and Guijarro, M. (2013) “Inequality, aid and growth: macroeconomic impact of aid grants and loans in Latin America and the Caribbean”, Journal of Applied Economics XVI (1): 157-182.
      • Tezanos, S. (Dir.) (2010) América Latina y el Caribe. Mapa estratégico para la cooperación del siglo XXI (Latin America and the Caribbean. A strategic map for the co-operation of the 21st century), Thomson Reuters: Madrid.
      • Tezanos, S. (2008) “Aiding middle-income countries? The case of Spain”, Oxford Development Studies 36(4): 409-438.
      • Tezanos, S. (2008) “Cooperación para el desarrollo. Asignación geográfica de la ayuda española” (Co-operation for development: the geographical allocation of Spanish Official Development Assistance), Biblioteca Nueva: Madrid.

      Research Projects

      • Senior Researcher, "The Geography of Hunger in a World of Multiple Crises," BBVA Foundation.

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