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  • World Bank
    Economist, 2010 - present
  • Overseas Development Institute
    Economist, 2008 - 2010
  • Ministry of Finance and Development Planning, Lesotho
    Economist, 2008 - 2010
  • University of Bath, UK
    Tutor, 2005 - 2008
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  • University of Bath
    Ph.D. Development Economics, 2005 - 2008
  • CORIPE, Torino, Italia
    Masters Economics, 2004 - 2005
  • University of Paris I: Panthéon-Sorbonne
    DEA Economie du développement, 2003 - 2004
  • University of Dundee, UK
    MA Hons Economics with French, 1998 - 2003
  • Université Pierre Mendès-France, Grenoble II, France
    Licence Economie, 2001 - 2002
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How the world went from 170 million people to 7.3 billion, in one map #population @voxdotcom- http://goo.gl/azhUQW 
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Plastic now pollutes every corner of Earth. So sad... @guardian http://gu.com/p/4g473 · The Guardian. Embedded image. Plastic now pollutes every corner of Earth. From supermarket bags to CDs, man-made waste has contaminated the entire globe, and become a marker of a new geological epoch ...
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#Finland is considering giving every citizen a basic income - http://goo.gl/fjt7gK @qz #basicincome 
It is studying whether to scrap all existing benefits and just pay people instead.
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Watch live now - Shock Waves: Managing the Impacts of #ClimateChange on #Poverty @worldbank http://goo.gl/gi0OBM 
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#Carbon neutral diesel #fuel made from the air? #ClimateChange #energy #transport @BBCWorld- http://goo.gl/HeG5p7  
Find out how tech start-ups are taking carbon dioxide from the air and turning it into fuel - a process that could help slow greenhouse gas emissions.
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This animation tracks the relative amount of Arctic ice of different ages from 1987 through early November 2014
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Learn about Double Irish with a Dutch Sandwich - The small town in #Wales that took on the #tax man @fairtaxtown https://youtu.be/F6y9FCNM268
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#American town rejects #solar panels amid fears they 'suck up all the energy from the sun' - http://goo.gl/SFreJ6 @Independent  Huh?
A US town has rejected a proposal for a solar farm following public concerns. Members of the public in Woodland, North Carolina, expressed their fear and mistrust at the proposal to allow Strata Solar Company to build a solar farm off Highway 258.
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Really interesting talk by @AdairTurnerUK on financial crisis and #debt @WorldBank Watch live now at http://goo.gl/AuCAQG
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Buy Now, Pay Later: Storing up future fiscal challenges in #Bangladesh @febdonline @WorldBankSAsia  http://goo.gl/X1uLhs 
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