Anthony Howell (PhD, UCLA) is Assistant Professor in the School of Economics at Peking University in Beijing. He has spent nearly five years living and working in the developing world and  was previously a Fulbright scholar at PKU’s Lincoln Institute of Urban Development and Land Policy. Anthony received graduate training in both Statistics (M.S., UCLA) and Geography/GIS (M.S., MSU) and is experienced in policy impact analysis, forecasting, cost-benefit analyses, GIS, and big data analytics. His research covers innovation and entrepreneurship,  urban and regional economics, labour, and  migration with a focus on emerging economies.