Policy work

Moderting a panel at Oxford, Oct 2019. photo (c) John Cairns

Policy publications

  1. “Zambia’s Constituency Development Fund: Policy Considerations” International Growth Centre. (with with Katherine Casey, Andres Felipe Rodriguez, and Camilla Sacchetto)
  2. “Informal settlements in Lusaka.” International Growth Centre. (with Dennis Chiwele, Patrick Lamson-Hall)
  3. “COVID-19 and taxes: Policies for the post-pandemic recovery.” International Growth Centre (with Anders Jensen, Nick Wilkinson, Moussa Saab, Oliver Harman, and Farria Naeem)
  4. “Designed to succeed: Building authorising environments for fast-growing cities.” International Growth Centre. (with Paul Collier, Edward Glaeser, Tony Venables, and Astrid Haas)
  5. “Informal transport reform in Kampala.” International Growth Centre. (with Priya Manwaring).
  6. “Urban property taxes in Pakistan’s Punjab.” International Growth Centre. (with Hina Shaikh and Oliver Harman).
  7. “Making policy decisions under uncertainty.” International Growth Centre. (with Paul Collier and Vicky Delbridge).
  8. “The role of public-private partnerships for urban service delivery.” International Growth Centre. (with Priya Manwaring).

Shorter articles:

  1. Interview by the Digital Future Society on global urbanisation, 2021
  2. Devolve more power to cities: they will need it more than ever, October 2020 (with Astrid Haas) LSE Public Policy
  3. What is stopping developing countries from taxing more?, Aug 2020. International Growth Centre.
  4. In defence of density, July 2020 (with Shlomo Angel, Patrick Lamson-Hall, Oliver Harman). International Growth Centre.
  5. Urbanisation in fragile societies: Thinking about Kabul, Feb 2020. (with Oliver Harman, Freshta Karim, Shoaib Rahim) Urbanet.
  6. Navigating the urban age. with Oliver Harman. 2019. Oxford Government Review.
  7. Getting the right institutions in place to run Africa’s cities efficiently, with Astrid Hass. 2019. The Conversation.
  8. The Potential of Advanced Market CommitmentsLSE International Development.

Panels, Lectures and Presentations

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