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Robin Burgess

Prof Robin BurgessRobin Burgess is Professor of Economics, Founder and Director of the International Growth Centre (IGC)| and Director of the Economic Organisation and Public Policy Programme (EOPP). His research interests include development economics, public economics, political economy, labour economics and environmental economics. He has published on a variety of topics – natural disasters, mass media, rural banks, land reform, labour regulation, industrial policy, taxation, poverty and growth. Before joining academia he served as a consultant economist with the World Bank, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, and the Government of India.