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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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  • 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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Buckingham, Bucks, UK - Dundee, UK - Montpellier, France - Grenoble, France - Paris, France - Torino, Italia - Bath, UK - Maseru, Lesotho - Washington, DC, US
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Fighting the secret plot to make the world richer - http://goo.gl/6HLFa7 @TheEconomist#trade #TPP #TTIP 
PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA is itching to sign one of the biggest trade deals in American history. The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) would link 11 economies of the...
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Students weigh the value of new #economics course - FT.com  via @FT- http://goo.gl/scjgqk #teaching #highereducation 
The members of the audience reach for their clickers, as they ponder the right answer to the multiple-choice question posed by the presenter. Then, a bar chart showing how they voted appears on the white screen dominating the room. We are not in Who
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"I don't believe in microwaves. My son used one, and now he's gay." Okay, so maybe you're one of those people who are suspicious of Big Pharma and the so-called "medicines" they're always trying
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where #electric #cars are clean and where they are dirtier than normal cars - http://goo.gl/oIW3GW @TheEconomist 
DRIVING an electric car confers a badge of greenery, or so the marketing departments of their makers would have you believe. Yet a report which analyses the life...
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Fantastic #podcast @senseaboutsci by on #Science, #technology and #democracy and a new way to solve ClimateChange - http://goo.gl/q2ZgNr 
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New #research hints at ways of making #meetings more effective -  http://goo.gl/JkHR8A via @TheEconomist 
WORKING life often seems like an endless sequence of tiresome meetings. Catch-ups, kick-offs and reviews litter the calendars of most professionals. Effectiveness...
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Here's a "chart" of sorts, that attempts to compare the individual and social costs of trips using different modes. It's part of the "cost of commute" calculator in Vancouver, British Columbia. Obv...
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A fantastic #technology idea for #water #desalination using #solar #energy @desolenator back on @Indiegogo- http://goo.gl/epeFcH
Help us develop the most affordable and environmentally friendly water purification technology ever!
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Why Are #G20 Governments Subsidising Dangerous #ClimateChange? http://www.ipsnews.net/2014/11/why-are-g20-governments-subsidising-dangerous-climate-change/ via @sharethis @odi#FossilFuel
Shelagh Whitley is a Research Fellow at the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) in London. Her research focuses on private climate finance and private sector models for development. This analysis was prepared as G20 leaders prepare to meet this weekend in Brisbane, Australia, for their annual ...
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