Tim Dobermann

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Email:

tim.dobermann@theigc.org

Hub Economist

Country Programme, IGC London Hub

Tim Dobermann is the Hub Economist for Bangladesh, Myanmar, Pakistan, and Afghanistan. Previously he has been Country Economist for IGC Myanmar. He holds a MSc in Economics from the London School of Economics and a BSc in Economics from the University of Warwick. His research focuses on energy.

Content by Tim Dobermann
  • Publication -

    Energy in Myanmar (Myanmar version)

    9 January 2017 | Tim Dobermann

    Economic growth requires energy. Energy fuels industry and manufacturing, improves livelihoods, and connects markets. Consuming more energy is part of transforming into a modern economy. The historical relationship is quite clear: over time, economies which grow continue to do so while using more energy. Comparing per capita income and energy consumption figures across...

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  • Blog Post

    Transforming Myanmar’s energy sector

    4 October 2016 | Tim Dobermann

    Myanmar, like other developing countries, will continue ramping up its energy production to meet growing demands for consumption. This blog argues that fuelling economic growth requires expanded electricity access and reforms to pricing structure and policies for Myanmar. Economic growth requires energy. Energy fuels industry and manufacturing, improves livelihoods, and...

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  • Project

    The political economy of urban transport in Yangon, Myanmar

    21 September 2016 | Tim Dobermann

    The Yangon city-region is home to over 7 million people and produces roughly a quarter of Myanmar’s GDP. In recent years the city has thrived in a context of gradual political and economic liberalisation. But Yangon’s capacity to serve as an engine of economic growth is being undermine by debilitating congestion. Between 2012 and 2015 the number of cars on Yangon’s...

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  • Publication - Policy note

    Energy in Myanmar

    12 April 2016 | Tim Dobermann

    Economic growth requires energy. Energy fuels industry and manufacturing, improves livelihoods, and connects markets. Consuming more energy is part of transforming into a modern economy. The historical relationship is quite clear: over time, economies which grow continue to do so while using more energy. Comparing per capita income and energy consumption figures...

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Email:

tim.dobermann@theigc.org

Hub Economist

Country Programme, IGC London Hub