Calvin Chiu

Calvin Chiu is a senior research associate at Innovations for Poverty Action.

Content by Calvin Chiu
  • Publication - Policy Brief

    Urban density, trust, and knowledge sharing in Lusaka, Zambia

    This project aims to investigate the channels through which urban agglomeration can foster (or hinder) firm growth in developing countries. This brief presents the first stage of this research agenda, the collection of a new dataset mapping the spatial distribution of all the businesses in Lusaka: the Lusaka Census of Urban Entrepreneurs (47,428 firms),...

    15 May 2017 | Nava Ashraf, Calvin Chiu, Alexia Delfino, Edward Glaeser, Nicholas Swanson