TMD Director Appointed Advisor to DFID/ESRC Growth Programme Directorate

29 October, 2012

Dr Xiaolan Fu, director of the Centre for Technology and Management for Development, has been invited to join the Advisory Board of the DFID/ESRC Growth Programme Directorate (DEGP).

She will work with fellow advisors, Professor Justin Lin (former Chief Economist of the World Bank) and Professor Hubert Schmitz, to advise on the Directorate's research and impact in the area of innovation and productivity growth in low-income countries.

The DEGP aims to produce high quality evidence on growth to be incorporated into policy by developing countries. The DEGP will be based at the Overseas Development Institute.