James Thurlow is an applied economist, whose research focuses on the interactions between policies, economic growth and poverty in low-income countries. Before joining UNU-WIDER, he was a Research Fellow at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), where his research evaluated rural and regional development strategies, agricultural investments, and weather risk and climate change. He holds a PhD in economics from the University of Natal (South Africa), and has worked throughout Eastern and Southern Africa, and in Bangladesh, Ghana, Peru and Vietnam.
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Introducing Carbon Taxes in South Africa
WIDER Angle August 2011