Abel Schumann

Economist in the Public Governance and Territorial Development Directorate, OECD

Abel Schumann works as an Economist in the Public Governance and Territorial Development Directorate of the OECD. He co-authored several OECD flagship publications on metropolitan governance and the determinants of regional growth. He is currently leading an OECD research programme on land use governance that will analyse the relation between planning systems, land use patterns and economic outcomes. Abel Schumann holds a PhD in economics from Stockholm School of Economics and an undergraduate degree from Goethe-University, Frankfurt. He worked as Visiting Researcher at the London School of Economics and studied at the New School for Social Research, New York.

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  • 17 - 18 August 2019 / Peking University, Beijing / Chinese University of Hong Kong – Tsinghua University Joint Research Center for Chinese Economy, the Institute for Emerging Market Studies at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, the Guanghua School of Management at Peking University, the Stanford Center on Global Poverty and Development at Stanford University, the School of Economics and Management at Tsinghua University, BREAD, NBER and CEPR
  • 19 - 20 August 2019 / Vienna, Palais Coburg / WU Research Institute for Capital Markets (ISK)
  • 29 - 30 August 2019 / Galatina, Italy /
  • 4 - 5 September 2019 / Roma Eventi, Congress Center, Pontificia Università Gregoriana Piazza della Pilotta, 4, Rome, Italy / European Center of Sustainable Development , CIT University
  • 9 - 14 September 2019 / Guildford, Surrey, UK / The University of Surrey