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Michael Muthukrishna

Michael Muthukrishna

Michael Muthukrishna

Non- Resident Fellow

 

Michael Muthukrishna is Associate Professor of Economic Psychology, STICERD Developmental Economics Group Affiliate, Affiliate of the Data Science Institute, and founder of Culturalytik at the London School of Economics. Michael has won several awards for this research, which focuses on how culture affects innovation, corruption, decision-making, and how we can best navigate diversity and cultural differences. Michael’s research and interviews have appeared in a variety of international and national news outlets including CNN, BBC, Wall Street Journal, The Economist, Scientific American, PBS, Vice, Newsweek, New York Magazine, Nature News, and Science News, and in the UK in the Times, Telegraph, Mirror, Sun, and Guardian. Michael’s research is informed by his educational background in engineering and psychology, with graduate training in evolutionary biology, economics, and statistics, and his personal background living in Sri Lanka, Botswana, Papua New Guinea, Australia, Canada, United States, and United Kingdom. He is the author of A Theory of Everyone: Who we are, how we got here, and where we’re going.

 

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University of Zambia Lectures

Charter Cities Institute Conducts Lecture Series at University of Zambia

Senior Researcher, Professor Matthew McCartney Presented ‘Rethinking African Cities’ Lusaka, Zambia October 2023 Charter Cities Institute (CCI) Senior Researcher, Professor Matthew McCartney recently concluded a ten-hour, in-person lecture course at the University of Zambia (UNZA). The course was entitled ‘Rethinking African Cities’ and offered a

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Urban October Webinars

Urban October Webinars

CCI is excited to announce a series of two webinars as part of our efforts to contribute to the global conversation on the challenges and opportunities presented by rapid urbanization during Urban October. Urban October, initiated by UN-Habitat in 2014, is a global event that

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Walking the Un-Walkable: Findings Report

Urban infrastructure in major cities is inadequate to support pedestrian mobility. In Zambia, for example, the majority of citizens rely on walking for their daily travel, but unfortunately, sidewalks are often inaccessible or non-existent, and urban expansion makes travel time longer. To help address this

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