Astrid Hass

Independent Urban Economist

Astrid is an independent urban economist working across research and practice, supporting cities in Africa, the Middle East and Asia with questions of strategy related to financing and funding. She also has appointments as an Adjunct Professor at the School of Cities, University of Toronto; Research Associate at the African Centre for Cities at the University of Cape Town and OSI; as well as an Extraordinary Lecturer at the African Tax Institute, University of Pretoria. She holds an MSc in Public Financial Management from SOAS, University of London and an MA in International Economics and International Development from Johns Hopkins University.