Lauge N. Skovgaard Poulsen

Lauge Poulsen joined University College London in September 2014 as a Lecturer in International Political Economy. He holds a PhD in International Relations from the London School of Economics and works on the politics of international law, foreign investment and energy. Prior to joining UCL Lauge was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow based at University of Oxford, Nuffield College, where he remains a Senior Research Associate at the Global Economic Governance Program.

Lauge has been a visiting scholar at the Economic Studies Division of the Brookings Institution and the Law Department at the London School of Economics as well as a Senior Research Fellow at the Department of Politics and International Studies at University of London, SOAS.

He has advised both developed and developing countries on their foreign investment policies and appeared before committees at the House of Lords, House of Commons, and the European Parliament.

Content by Lauge N. Skovgaard Poulsen
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    Electricity and rural development: Insights from a natural experiment in Punjab, Pakistan

    Pakistan has suffered extreme electricity shortages for almost a decade. The electricity crisis in Pakistan is regularly cited as one of the country’s most binding constraints on economic output and growth. Most estimates operate with an annual loss in growth of approximately two per cent caused by the crisis. Industrial output and exports have suffered badly and domestic...

    23 Jul 2015 | Lauge N. Skovgaard Poulsen, Mahvish Shami, Hadia Majid