Beatriz Calzada Olvera
Beatriz Calzada Olvera is an economic researcher at IHS and a Ph.D. fellow at United Nations University - Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (UNU-MERIT) since 2015. Her research explores innovation, global value chains, natural resources, and structural transformation. Her academic interests include complexity and economic geography.
Together with its partners IHS works at the forefront of urban development. IHS advises local and national governments on urban issues, trains public works officials, contributes to the global Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) discussion and much more. IHS works with global leaders in the field of urban development, including UN-Habitat, Cities Alliance and ICLEI. IHS also partners with leading Dutch universities in the Netherlands and around the world to deliver a comprehensive understanding of urban development. This comprehensive network allows us to arrange for inspiring guest lectures both from academic colleagues as well as professionals working in key organisations. Guest lecturers for this specialisation track include:
Dr. Serdar Türkeli - Researcher / Coordinator Innovation, Institutions & Development Specialisation