Written

My three current written areas of focus are Financing Sustainable Urban Development, Global Value Chains and Climate Change.

Financing Sustainable Urban Development

Published


Enhancing the financial position of cities: Evidence from Mzuzu

(2022) joint with Delbridge, V., Haas, A., Jangia, D., Manwaring, P., and Venables, T.


Enhancing the financial position of cities: Evidence from Hargeisa

(2022) joint with Delbridge, V., Haas, A., Venables, T., and Yusuf, A.


Enhancing the financial position of cities: Evidence from Dakar

(2022) joint with Delbridge, V., Dia Sarr, K., Haas, A., and Venables, T.


Enhancing the financial position of cities: Evidence from Kampala

(2022) joint with Delbridge, V., Haas, A., with Venables, T.


Financing sustainable urban development

Contributing author with European Commission and UNHabitat.

  • UNHabitat


COVID-19 and taxes. Policies for the post-pandemic recovery.

joint with Jensen, A., Naeem, F., Rukh, S., Saab, M. and Wilkinson, N. (2021).

  • IGC Policy Brief, Arabic translation available upon request


Urban Property Taxes in Pakistan’s Punjab.

joint with Wani, S., and Shaikh, H. (2020)

  • IGC Policy Brief

Global Value Chains and Local Development

Harnessing Global Value Chains for regional development. Regional Studies Policy Impact Book.

with Crescenzi, R. (2022)

Policymaker and practicioner summary available as part of evidence submitted to UK Parliament here

Free link to book available upon request


Climbing up global value chains: Leveraging FDI for economic development. Hinrich Foundation.

with Crescenzi, R. (2022)


A Policy Framework for Infrastructure Development and Global Value Chains. in Sustaining Global Value Chains. Asian Infrastructure Development Bank

with Crescenzi, R. (2022)


Move on Up! Building, Embedding and Reshaping Global Value Chains Through Investment Flows: Insights for regional innovation policies’.

Joint with Crescenzi, R., and Arnold, D. (2018).


Public Policy Space – Integrated Framework for the analysis of internationalisation and territorial upgrading.

Crescenzi, R., Comotti, S., and Harman, O. (2019).

  • European Commission and Government of Slovenia Report.

Sustainability and Climate Change

Refusing refuse: Policy options for urban solid waste management.

(In Preparation) with Joshi, M.

  • IGC Policy Framing Paper


Post-disaster policy for low resource cities: Options for re-construction, re-connection and re-coordination.

(In Preparation - Draft available upon request)


IGC Sustainability White Paper

(In Preparation) Contributing Author


Embedding resilience: City responses to acute shocks and chronic stresses.

joint with Collier, P., Glaeser, E., Venables, T., and Harman, O. (2018).

  • Global Future Cities Policy Framing Paper

Other

Key considerations for government housing provision in low resource cities.

(In Preparation).

  • IGC Policy Brief


The BRT and the danfo: A study of Lagos’ transport reforms from 1999 – 2019.

Otunola, B., Harman, O., and Kriticos, S. (2019)

  • IGC Cities that Work Case Study.


Assessment framework for measuring economic success in transport, land-use planning and resilience interventions.

Collier, P., Glaeser, E., Venables, T., Delbridge, V., Harman, O., and Blake, M. (2018).

  • Global Future Cities Policy Paper.