Tom Goodfellow

Professor of Urban Studies and International Development at the University of Sheffield

Tom Goodfellow is Professor of Urban Studies and International Development at the University of Sheffield. He is an urban development specialist with 15 years’ experience in the fields of urban political economy analysis and comparative research on land governance, local taxation, planning, transport provision, infrastructure and housing, and institutional change. He has particular interests in the political economy of land and property development in African cities, and how these relate to property taxation and land value capture. Country research experience includes Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and Zimbabwe.