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Eva Klaus

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Eva Klaus

Researcher

 

Eva joined the Charter Cities Institute as a researcher in February 2023. Her primary research interests include urban development, climate adaptation and resilience, and social capital. Prior to joining CCI, Eva worked as a researcher for the Gender, Justice, and Security Hub at the London School of Economics, where she focused on measuring wellbeing. She has also worked as a consultant for the Sustainability and Infrastructure Team in the Development Research Group of the World Bank. Eva holds an MA in international economics and international development from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies and a BA in economics and international studies from the Johns Hopkins University.

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April Book Club Review

Each month, the CCI team selects a new book to read and discuss together. Our book club selections cover a wide range of topics that are relevant to charter cities, but they are most often related to development, urban issues, and governance. In this ongoing series, reviewers will offer summaries of the books we’ve read and share some of the highlights from our discussions.

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