Posts tagged as: Cities that Work

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    Juliana Oliveira-Cunha

    Juliana Oliveira-Cunha works as Policy Economist for the Cities that Work initiative at the International Growth Centre (IGC), based at the London School of Economics (LSE). The initiative aims to bridge the gap between economic research and policymaking in developing countries by translating robust evidence into clear urban policy guidance. Topics include firms and...

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    Kezia Fortuin

    Kezia Fortuin is a Cities Research and Policy Officer at the IGC. She is completing her Masters dissertation at the University of Cape Town, where she is both a recipient of the Accelerated Transformation of the Academic Programme Fellowship, and a Mastercard Foundation Alumni Scholar. Kezia's research areas include urban infrastructure (specifically housing), urban...

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    Jhora Dasgupta

    Jhora Dasgupta is a Cities Research and Policy Officer at the International Growth Centre’s Cities that Work initiative based at the University of Oxford’s Blavatnik School of Government. The initiative aims to combine new evidence and analysis of urban economics with the hard-won knowledge of urban planning practitioners and policymakers. Jhora holds an MSc in...

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    Shahrukh Wani

    Shahrukh Wani is an economist at the International Growth Centre’s Cities that Work initiative based at the University of Oxford’s Blavatnik School of Government. He works with researchers and government agencies across Africa, the Middle East, and South Asia to support policy decisions on taxation, public procurement, housing, and public-sector management with a...

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    Oliver Harman

    Oliver Harman is a Cities Economist for the International Growth Centre's (IGC) Cities that Work initiative based at Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford and Associate Staff at London School of Economics. He is also a Clarendon Scholar studying the financing of Sustainable Urban Development in low income and fast growing cities. In these roles he attempts to...

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    Victoria Delbridge

    Victoria Delbridge is the Head of the International Growth Centre’s Cities that Work initiative. She is working with Paul Collier, Ed Glaeser, Astrid Haas and Tony Venables, to develop a network of economists, urban planning practitioners and policymakers to translate economic research into clear urban policy guidance. Victoria holds an MSc in Economics for Development...