Michael Mbate

Phd student in the Department of International Development

Department of International Development

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Key Expertise
African Development, Governance, Public Policy, Political Economy

About me

Michael Mbate is an economist specializing in African development. His fields of research include public finance, governance, and the evaluation of public policies using quasi-experimental designs. Prior to joining the LSE, he was an Economist with the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, and has previously been with the African Union Commission and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization. He has training in both economics and political science from Egerton University, Paris School of Economics, London School of Economics, Columbia University and the University of California Berkeley.

Expertise Details

African Development; Governance; Public Policy; Political Economy