WIEGO Individual Members

Individual Members of WIEGO are drawn from two constituencies:

  • researchers, statisticians or academics who study the informal economy
  • professionals in development agencies who work on issues related to the informal economy. 
  • (See also Institutional Members of WIEGO.)

Individual Members of WIEGO as of March 2018

Please note that these are individual members; their institutional affiliation is listed for identification purposes only.

Lissette
Aliaga

Peru

Alternativa

Uma
Rani Amara

Switzerland

International
Labour Organization

Armando
Barrientos

UK

University
of Manchester

Stephanie
Barrientos

UK

University
of Manchester

Kaushik
Basu

USA

World
Bank

Srilatha
Batliwala

India

Association
for Women's Rights in Development

Grace
Bediako

Ghana

Ghana
Statistical Service

Lourdes
Beneria

USA

Cornell
University

Elaine
Bernard

USA

Harvard
Law School

Annette
Bernhardt

USA

National
Employment Law Project

Gautam
Bhan
 

India

IIHS
Bangalore City Campus

Ela
Bhatt

India

Self-Employed
Women’s Association

Adelle
Blackett

Canada

McGill
University

Chris
Bonner

South
Africa

Independent
Consultant

Florence
Bonnet

Switzerland

International
Labour Organization

Jan
Breman

Netherlands

International Institute of Social History in Amsterdam

Alison
Brown

UK

Cardiff
University

Debbie
Budlender

South
Africa

Independent
Consultant

Marilyn
Carr

UK

Independent
Consultant

Themis
Castellanos

Peru

Independent
Consultant

Jacques
Charmes

France

Scientific
Research Institute for Development

Rafael
Blancas Chauca

Peru

Independent
Consultant

Nancy
Chau

USA

Cornell
University

Poornima
Chikarmane
 

India

Edith
Essie Clarke

Ghana

Ghana
Health Service

Sarah
Cook

Italy

UNICEF
Institute INNCENTI

Megan
Corrarino

USA

Independent
Consultant

Jose
Del Valle Perez

Mexico

Confederación Revolucionaria de Obreros y Campesinos

Anisa
Desai

South
Africa

Independent
Consultant

Donna
Doane

Thailand

Independent
Consultant

Richard
Dobson

South
Africa

Asiye
eTtafuleni

Maria
Eugenia Duque Daza
 

Colombia

Field Researcher/MBO facilitator for
IEMS 2012

Diane
Elson

UK

University
of Essex

Simel
Esim

Switzerland

International
Labour Organization

Valeria
Esquivel

Switzerland

UNRISD

Jennifer
N. Fish

USA

Old
Dominion University

Marzia
Fontana

UK

Institute
of Development Studies Sussex

Lora
Jo Foo

USA

Sweatshop
Watch

Dan
Gallin

Switzerland

Global
Labour Institute

Sarah
Gammage

USA

International
Center for Research on Women

Mary
Goldsmith

Mexico

Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana-Xochimilco

Caren
Grown

USA

World
Bank

Margarita
Guerrero

Japan

Statistical
Institute for Asia and the Pacific

Barbara
Harriss-White

UK

Oxford
University

James
Heintz

USA

University
of Massachusetts Amherst

Guillermo
Pérez Herrera

Peru

Independent
Consultant

Zoe
Horn

Australia

Independent
Consultant

Luciana
Itikawa

Brazil

University
of Sao Paulo

Elaine
Jones

UK

Independent
Consultant

Chandni
Joshi

Nepal

Independent
Consultant

Naila
Kabeer

UK

London
School of Economics

Christie
Keith

USA

Global
Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives

Sophia
Kisting
 

South
Africa

National
Institute for Occupational Health

Barry
Kistnasamy

South
Africa

National Institute of Occupational Health

Johanna
Chao Kreilick

USA

Open
Society Foundations

Lucita
Lazo

Philippines

Independent
Consultant

Rakawin
Leechanavanichphan

Thailand

International
Labour Organization

Brenda
Leifso

Canada

Independent
Consultant

Julian
Luckham

Canada

Independent
Consultant

Francie
Lund

South
Africa

Independent
Consultant

Jacqui
MacDonald

Canada

Independent
Consultant

Masuma
Mamdani

Tanzania

Ifakara
Health Institute

Anna
Marriott

UK

Independent
Consultant

Marlise
Matos

Brazil

University
of Minas Gerais

Karen McCabe 

USA

Harvard
Kennedy School  

Kate
Meagher

UK

London
School of Economics

Farhad
Mehran

Switzerland

Independent
Consultant

Santosh
Mehrotra

India

Planning
Commission

Carmelo
Mesa-Lago

USA

University
of Pittsburgh

Jyoti
Mhapsekar

India

Stree
Mukti Sanghtana

Nidhi
Mirani

USA

Service
Employees International Union

Winnie
Mitullah

Kenya

University
of Nairobi

Caroline
Moser

UK

University
of Manchester

Lakshmi
Narayan
 

India

Development
practitioner

Rodrigo
Negrete

Mexico

Instituto
Nacional de Estadística y Geografía

Blagica
Novkovska

Macedonia

State Statistical
Office of the Republic of Macedonia

Esther
Ofei-Aboagye

Ghana

Institute
of Local Government Studies

Bernard
Outah Onyango

Kenya

WFTO-Africa

Pierella
Paci

USA

World
Bank

Ruth
Pearson

UK

University
of Leeds

Mercedes
Pedrero

Mexico

Centro Regional de Investigaciones Multidisciplinarias - UNAM

Xizhe
Peng

China

Fudan
University

Tasmi
Quazi

South
Africa

Asiye
eTtafuleni

Berenice
P. Ramírez López

Mexico

Institute of Economic Research, National Autonomous University of Mexico

Govindan
Raveendran

India

Independent
Consultant

Shahra
Razavi

USA

UN Women

Pablo
Rey Mazón

Spain

Montera34
and Basurama

Glen
Robbins

South
Africa

University
of KwaZulu-Natal

François
Roubaud

France

 

Ashwani
Saith

Netherlands

Institute
of Social Studies

Melanie
Samson

South
Africa

Independent
Consultant

Norma
Sanchis

Argentina

Asociacion
Civil Lola Mora

Kamala
Sankaran

India

University
of Delhi

Vilma
Santana

Brazil

Independent
Consultant

Anne
Scheinberg

Netherlands

WASTE

Hubert
Schmitz

UK

Institute
of Development Studies Sussex

Jennefer
Sebstad

USA

Independent
Consultant

Salem
V. Sethuraman

USA

Independent
Consultant

Alakh
Sharma

India

Institute
for Human Development

Navsharan
Singh

India

International
Development Research Center

Sally
Smith

UK

Independent
Consultant

Dave
Spooner

UK

Global
Labour Institute

Smita
Srinivas

USA

Columbia
University

Silke
Staab

 

UN Women

Ratna
Sudarshan

India

Institute
for Social Studies Trust

Neil
Tangri

USA

Independent
Consultant

Victor
Tokman

Chile

University
of Chile

Ricardo
Valencia

Colombia

CEMPRE

Patricia
Balda Valenzuela

Peru

Independent
Consultant

Imraan
Valodia

South
Africa

University
of Witwatersrand

Leah
Vosko

Canada

York
University

Robert
Wanzusi Matukhu

Uganda

Uganda
Public Employees Union

Edward
Webster

South
Africa

 

Carol
Wills

UK

Independent
Consultant

Gabrielle
Wills

South
Africa

Reform
Development Consulting

Phumzile
Xulu

South
Africa

Independent
Consultant

Yu Yao

China

Chinese
Academy of Social Sciences

 Many WIEGO Board Members WIEGO team members are also individual members, but are not included in this list.