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 - Policy Brief

    Developing Yangon’s periphery (Myanmar version)

    30 January 2017 | Tim Dobermann

  • Publication - Policy Brief

    Developing Yangon’s periphery

    30 January 2017 | Tim Dobermann

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    Publication - Policy Brief, Policy note

    Urban Myanmar

    Cities conjure a sense of commotion. They can be hives of economic activity and interaction or centres of congestion and crime. Today, the majority of the world’s population lives in urban areas. Before the industrial age, cities as we think of them today were less common. There were hubs for commercial trade and administration, but people resided in rural areas, engaging...

    26 January 2017 | Tim Dobermann

  • Publication -

    Energy in Myanmar (Myanmar version)

    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...

    9 January 2017 | Tim Dobermann

  • Blog post

    Transforming Myanmar’s energy sector

    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...

    4 October 2016 | Tim Dobermann

  • Project

    The political economy of urban transport in Yangon, Myanmar

    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...

    21 September 2016 | Tim Dobermann

  • Publication - Policy note

    Energy in Myanmar

    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...

    12 April 2016 | Tim Dobermann

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Email:

tim.dobermann@theigc.org

Hub Economist

Country Programme, IGC London Hub