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Lant Pritchett

Lant Pritchett

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Lant Pritchett is a development economist from Idaho. He graduated from BYU in 1983 and received his PhD in Economics from MIT in 1988. He worked for the World Bank from 1988 to 2007, living in Indonesia 1998-2000 and India 2004-2007. He taught at the Harvard Kennedy School from 2000 to 2019, and was, intermittently, the Faculty Chair of the MPA/ID Degree program. From 2018 to 2023 he was the Research Director of the RISE Programme at Oxford’s Blavatnik School of Government. Having now thrice retired, he is now a Visiting Professor at the London School of Economics in the School of Public Policy and the co-founder and Research Director of Labor Mobility Partnerships (LaMP). He has published over a hundred works with over fifty co-authors and his work spans a wide range of development topics including: economic growth, state capability, education, labor mobility, development assistance (and more). His work has been, at times, influential, and his publications have been cited over 48,000 times.

 

June 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

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MoU Signing with the Zanzibar Research Centre for Socio-Economic and Policy Analysis and African School of Economics Zanzibar

Zanzibar Research Centre for Socio-Economic and Policy Analysis and African School of Economics Zanzibar Enter Into Comprehensive Memorandum of Understanding

June 13, 2024 The Charter Cities Institute (“CCI”) (on behalf of its partner, the African School of Economics – Zanzibar) (“ASE-Z”) and Zanzibar Research Centre for Socio-Economic and Policy Analysis (“ZRCP”) entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) under which ASE-Z will work with ZRCP

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