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Michaelle Tauson

DPhil student

Michaelle is a PhD student and has worked as a researcher, statistician and economist for international organisations such as UNICEF and UNESCO, and has extensive field experience working with inner city youth and indigenous populations in South America.

Michaelle has conducted policy analyses and reviews for a number of countries in the Asia region and has delivered capacity building exercises for practitioners and policy makers on costing and financing education systems. Her current PhD research focuses on marginalized populations in urban settings in South East Asia.

Michaelle Tauson’s recent work



Cities have a distinctive role in development processes: they are focal points for economic growth, jobs and innovation but also for poverty, inequality, vulnerability and conflict. Although we can learn from historical processes of urbanisation, there are many new development elements...