Dzhamilya (Jamila)  Nigmatulina

Dzhamilya (Jamila) Nigmatulina

PhD candidate in Economic Geography

Department of Geography and Environment

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Key Expertise
Urban Economics, Health Economics

About me

Alongside her doctoral studies in Economic Geography at the LSE, Jamila works in the Urban and Spatial Programme at the Centre for Economic Performance. She is interested in firm behaviour, urban, and development economics with a current focus on the role of input costs affecting firm dynamics. She has ongoing work with the Urbanisation in Developing Countries Programme based at the LSE and the University of Oxford. 


Measuring Urban Economic Density CEPR, 13 November 2018
Nighttime Lights – How are They Useful? Urbanisation in Developing Countries, 8 March 2017
Winners, losers and future prospects: The economic geography of transition countries VOXEU, 4 February 2019


Nigmatulina, Dzhamilya, and Charles Becker Is high‐tech care in a middle‐income country worth it? Economics of Transition 24, no. 4 (2016): 585-620

Working Papers

Henderson, J. Vernon, Dzhamilya Nigmatulina, and Sebastian Kriticos Measuring urban economic density CEP Discussion Paper No 1569 (2018)

Michaels, Guy, Dzhamilya Nigmatulina, Ferdinand Rauch, Tanner Regan, Neeraj Baruah, and Amanda Dahlstrand-Rudin Planning ahead for better neighborhoods: long run evidence from Tanzania SERC Discussion Paper No 222 (2017) Accepted, Journal of Political Economy.

Fetzer, Thiemo, Henderson, J. Vernon, Nigmatulina, Dzhamilya, Shanghavi, Amar What happens to cities when countries become democratic? 2017

Affiliations/memberships: Urbanisation in Developing Countries Programme

Prof Vernon Henderson
Prof Steve Gibbons