Tatiana Gelvez

Academic Discipline:

Economics, Political Science, Public Policy

About me:

I am a PhD student in the Department of Government at the University of Essex. I am also a trained Economist from Externado de Colombia University and have a MSc. in International Comparative Studies from the University of Southampton (UK).
My dissertation focuses on local development in Colombian municipalities, specifically the impact of executive-legislative relations on public spending efficiency and tax compliance. I am co-supervised byProf. Royce Carroll and Prof. Shane Martin. In this research project, I am a scholarship holder of Fundación Ceiba and Alcaldía Mayor de Bogotá since 2016.

I am interested in the following geographical area(s):

Asia and Oceania, Western Hemisphere
Andean States

Components of the GCRF I am interested in:

Human Rights, Good Governance and Social Justice
sustainable cities and communities