College of Development, Economics and Finance & Department of Economics

Professor Elisa Van Waeyenberge

Key information

College of Development, Economics and Finance Head of College Department of Economics Professor in Development Economics
BA (KUL Belgium), MSc (London) PhD (London)
Russell Square: College Buildings
Email address
Telephone number
+44(0) 207 898 4284
Support hours
By appointment

Research interests

  • Principal Investigator, Trajectories of Infrastructure Financing, ESRC-NIESR funded via Rebuilding Macroeconomics, together with Kate Bayliss and Benjamin Bowles.
  • Co-Investigator on a GCRF/ESRC Strategic Network entitled Equalities in Public Private Partnership (EQUIPPPS)
  • International financial institutions, alternative macroeconomic policy, infrastructure financing, public private partnerships
  • Housing policy in developing countries.
  • Co-Investigator in a FP7 funded programme entitled Financialisation, Economy, Society and Sustainable Development (FESSUD), a multidisciplinary project five-year project which aims to forge alliances across the social sciences, so as to understand how finance can better serve economic, social and environmental need. Work Package 6: Finance, Development and Global Governance
  • Coordinator of the Research Cluster: International Financial Institutions, Neoliberalism and Knowledge.

PhD Supervision

Name Title
Mr Femi Bolaji How Does Diaspora Finance Shape Infrastructure Development in Nigeria?
Julia Ngozi Chukwuma The Political Economy of Social Policy in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Case of Universal Health Coverage in Nigeria
James Naughton Reform Without Change- Is the 2009 Reform of Concessional Lending Facilities by the IMF illusionary?
María José Romero Re-examining public-private partnerships (PPPs) across health and education - How global policy making processes articulate with the domestic policy sphere in Peru and Uganda (working title)
Joel Sam


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