Lygia Sabbag Fares

Lygia Sabbag Fares is in the core faculty at the Brooklyn Institute for Social Research. She holds a PhD on development economics (Social and Labour Economics) and a certificate degree in labour economics, both from the University of Campinas (Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Brazil); a master of arts in labour policies and globalization at Kassel University (Germany); and a bachelor of arts in international relations (Centro Universitário Ibero-Americano, Brazil). She is the organizer of the gender and economics working group of the Young Scholars Initiative (YSI), a member of a multidisciplinary research group on development studies at the University of São Paulo, and representative of the Young Scholars member committee of the International Association for Feminist Economics (IAFFE). She was a visiting scholar at York University (Canada).


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