The Hague Colloquium on the Future of Legal Identity

Civil Registration Centre for Development, The Hague and the Wits Institute for Social and Economic Research, Johannesburg

Laura Mann

African Studies Centre, Leiden

Laura Mann is a postdoctoral researcher at the African Studies Centre (ASC) in the University of Leiden. She has published articles in the Journal of Modern African Studies, the Review of African Political Economy, Critical African Studies and the Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries and has forthcoming articles in Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers and New Political Economy. She is currently pursuing research on big data, informal economies and economic governance in Kenya and South Africa. In September 2015, she will be joining the London School of Economics’ International Development department as an Assistant Professor. Some relevant blogs/papers:

https://lauraelizabethmann.wordpress.com/2015/03/12/a-political-economy-perspective-on-the-data-revolution-in-development/

https://lauraelizabethmann.wordpress.com/2014/09/26/big-data-and-positive-social-change-in-the-developing-world/