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Cong Peng.

Cong Peng

Associate

Expertise: urban and international economics


Biography

Dr Cong Peng is a postdoctoral research fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School and a research associate at the Centre for Economic Performance at LSE. Cong received his Ph.D. in Economic Geography from The London School of Economics in 2019. Cong’s research features using real-time data to solve pressing problems in international and urban economics, and connecting advances in data science with econometric methods.

Current areas of research include:

  • Urban Economics: E-commerce and traffic congestion; Urban development in Africa
  • International Economics: Belt and Road Initiative; Transportation development in Zambia

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