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s.izquierdo-sanchez@hud.ac.uk | 01484 473018



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Position: Senior Lecturer, Department of Accountancy, Finance and Economics
Qualifications: BSc, MRes, PhD

I am a Senior Lecturer in Economics, and joined the department in August 2016. Before Huddersfield I was working as a part-time Lecturer at the University of East Anglia and a part-time Senior Research Associate at the Centre for Competition Policy. Previous to this I finished my PhD in September 2014 at Lancaster University, my thesis focused on the importance of advertising expenditure affecting word-of-mouth to increase revenues, and the competition between media and creative industries.

Research and Scholarship

My research interest includes: Industry Studies, Cultural Economics, Consumer Learning Processes, Information and Knowledge, Communication.

Publications and Other Research Outputs


Hviid, M., Izquierdo Sanchez, S. and Jacques, S. (2017) Digitalisation and intermediaries in the music industry CREATe

Hviid, M., Izquierdo Sanchez, S. and Jacques, S. (2017) From publishers to self-publishing: The disruptive effects of digitalisation on the book industry CREATe

Izquierdo Sanchez, S. and Navarro Paniagua, M. (2017) ‘Hollywood's wage structure and discriminationLancaster University Working Paper Series .


Izquierdo Sanchez, S., Elliott, C. and Simmons, R. (2016) ‘Substitution between leisure activities: a quasi-natural experiment using sports viewing and cinema attendanceApplied Economics , 48 (40), pp. 3848-3860. ISSN 0003-6846


Associate fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Research Degree Supervision

My current research focuses on the areas of applied industrial organization, and cultural and media economics. I will be happy to supervise students interested in any of theses areas of research.

Postgraduate research opportunities with Dr Sofia Izquierdo-Sanchez



Enterprise Activities

Timberlake Consultants – Trainning courses.

Teaching and Professional Activities

  • BFE0016 – Economics for Business: Module leader and lecturer
  • BME0014 – Business Economics (MBA): Module leader and lecturer
  • BMA0073 – Research Design and Analysis: Module leader and lecturer
  • BHE009 – Economic Theory and Applications: Lecturer