Amir Lebdioui is a Development Economist and Lecturer in the Political Economy of Development at SOAS, University of London. Previously, Amir was the Canning House Research Fellow based at the LSE. At LACC, he was leading the Canning House Research Forum, a five-year rolling programme of research and policy engagement on the Future of Trade in Latin America and the Caribbean.
His research expertise lies in the economic development and diversification of resource-dependent nations, low carbon innovation and industrialisation in the context of climate change. Amir also regularly advises governments, international institutions and think tanks on industrial policy and sustainable economic strategies more broadly.
He was previously an LSE Fellow in Development Management at the LSE Department of International Development and holds a PhD in Development Studies from the University of Cambridge.