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Julio D. Dávila

Professor of Urban Policy and International Development at University College London (UCL), he is head of department of the Bartlett Development Planning Unit. He has more than twenty-five years’ experience researching and as a consultant for projects in more than a dozen countries and was a research fellow at the International Institute for Environment and Development in London and Buenos Aires, in addition to working at the National Planning Agency of the government of Colombia. His main area of research is the role of local governments in social equity and political transformation and in managing the governance of urban and peri-urban infrastructure (public transport, water and sanitation). He is the editor of Movilidad urbana y pobreza: lecciones desde Medellín y Soacha, Colombia (also in English as Urban Mobility and Poverty: Lessons from Medellín and Soacha, UCL and Universidad Nacional de Colombia, 2013). Furthermore, he has co-authored and co-edited several books, among them The Challenge of Environmental Management in Urban Areas (Ashgate, 1999).

Update: 21 June 2019


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