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Simon Davies
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Attended University of Bath
Lived in Buckingham, Bucks, UK
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Education
  • 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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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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ICE #BIKE The worlds first bike with wheels made of ICE: http://youtu.be/5iA5mbNOats  via @YouTube @colin_furze
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@bbcnews-@google is developing #cancer and heart attack detector http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-29802581
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Your phone could help diagnose rare diseases like Ebola, finds David Robson – and one day it might even replace the doctor’s surgery too.
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A fantastic #technology idea for #water #desalination using #solar #energy @desolenator back on @Indiegogo- http://goo.gl/epeFcH
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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
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#Climatechange could create more #BokoHaram extremists – study http://shar.es/10p7La  via @sharethis @RTCCclimatenews 
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