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Lecturer in Political Economy, King's College London.

Robyn Klingler-Vidra is a Lecturer in Political Economy in the Department of International Development at King's College London.
Robyn’s research focuses on government efforts to build venture capital markets as a means to promote innovation, economic growth, and development. She has led the World Economic Forum’s annual UK Executive Opinion Survey on global competitiveness since 2009...

Professor, Institute of Economic Studies, Charles University, Prague.

Roman Horvath is a professor at Institute of Economic Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University, Prague.  He served as the Head of Research Unit and Advisor to the Board at the Czech National Bank and as the President of Czech Economic Society. Currently, he is a member of Monetary Experts Panel of the European Parliament's Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs.&...

Director of the Center for Phage Technology, Texas A&M University

Dr. Ryland Young is the Sadie Hatfield Professor of Agriculture and Director of the Center for Phage Technology, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX. His lab identified and prepared the first phage cocktail to treat Dr. Patterson.

 

Le Dr Ryland Young est professeur d'agriculture à Sadie Hatfield et directeur du ...

Associate Professor, Visva-Bharati University, India

Saumya Chakrabarti did his MPhil and PhD from University of Calcutta, India. He is currently holding the position of Associate Professor (Economics) in Visva-Bharati University, India. He has collaborated/undertaken various national (UGC/ICSSR) and international (SANEI) projects.

 

Saumya Chakrabarti es maestro por la Universidad de Calcuta, India. Actualmente es Pro...

applied microeconomist

Selma Walther is an applied microeconomist. Her research areas are labor economics and development economics. She completed her PhD at the University of Cambridge and was previously a Postdoctoral Prize Research Fellow at the University of Oxford.

 

Founder and Director, SPARC

Sheela Patel is the founder and director of SPARC, an NGO committed to supporting the network of community federations in the Indian cities that work with poor men and women living in informal settlements towards forced evictions and access to basic services. A post graduate in Social Work by education, she is also the chair of Shack dwellers international which is a transnational network of...

Director General of the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

Shenggen Fan (樊胜根) has been director general of the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) since 2009.

Dr. Fan joined IFPRI in 1995 as a research fellow, conducting extensive research on pro-poor development strategies in Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. He led IFPRI’s program on public investment before becoming the director of the Institute’s Development Strategy ...

Assistant Professor, Chitkara University, Punjab

Ms Shweta Sharma works as an Assistant Professor at Chitkara School of Languages, Chitkara University in Rajpura, Punjab. Ms Sharma holds a Master’s Degree in Water Resources Management from TERI School of Advanced Studies, New Delhi, India. She has done research under the guidance of Dr. Anil Kumar Roy, Associate Professor, CEPT University on ‘Perceptions and Adaptations of the Coastal Comm...

Postdoctoral Research Economist, London School of Economics

Simon Franklin is a Postdoctoral Research Economist at the London School of Economics, at the Centre for Economic Performance, where he is part of a programme of research on Urbanisation in Africa. He received his DPhil in Economics from the University of Oxford in 2015, where he is Research Associate at the Centre for the Study of African Economies. His research interests include Developmen...

Associate Professor, University of Oxford

Simon Quinn is a researcher in development economics, with a particular interest in the role of firms. He is currently working as an Associate Professor at the University of Oxford Department of Economics, where he is also a Deputy Director of the Centre for the Study of...

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Comment of the Week

"Innovations go beyond technology. Policy innovations are also critical as they can help to make priorities of both human health and the environment. Governments should eliminate subsidies for nutrient-poor foods and convert those funds to investments for more nutritious crops such as fruits and vegetables."

By Shenggen Fan

 

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