I am an economist working on trade, emerging technologies, clean energy innovation, climate policy and development I am currently an Economist in the World Bank's Macroeconomics, Trade and Investment Global Practice. In September 2020 I completed my PhD in Economics from Oxford University and have since also worked in the World Bank's Development Economics Research Group's Trade and International Integration unit.
I am a Visiting Researcher at Oxford University's Center for the Study of African Economies and an External Research Fellow at the UK's Institute for the Future of Work. I was previously a Visiting Researcher at Stanford's Department of Economics, a Fellow of the Pathways for Prosperity Commission and a Fellow of the Overseas Development Institute. I am also passionate about using data science and machine learning to tackle environmental and social challenges and was previously a Program Director for the Rhodes AI Lab and on the Climate Change AI team.
Automation, trade and multinational activity: Micro evidence from Spain
Unravelling deep integration: Local labour market effects of the Brexit vote
with Beata Javorcik, Ben Kett & Layla O'Kane
R&R at Journal of the European Economic Association
Media, policy & other writing
Denser cities could help China reconcile economic and climate goals | Brookings Future Development | December 2021
Ghana Rising: Accelerating Economic Transformation and Creating Jobs | World Bank | November 2021