London School of Economics and Political Science
Professor of Economic Geography, London School of Economics. Holder of European Research Council advanced grant and Leverhulme Trust Major Research Fellowship. Has a long track record of research in regional growth and disparities, fiscal and political decentralization, regional innovation, and development policies and strategies. Consultant to various organizations including: several Directorates of European Commission; European Investment Bank; World Bank; Cities Alliance; OECD; International Labour Organization; Confederación Andina de Fomento.