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
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