Philip Amis


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Philip Amis is an urban economist and development sociologist with experience in Ghana, Kenya, Uganda, Zambia, Botswana, India and Indonesia. His research interests include:

Urbanisation; urban policy
Urban poverty and housing
Institutional reform


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Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities