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Paul Rabe


Board Member
Urban Knowledge Network Asia

International Institute for Asian Studies

Professional Biography

Dr. Paul Rabé is Coordinator of the Urban Knowledge Network Asia (UKNA), a research network that brings together over 100 researchers from 14 universities and institutes in China, India, Europe and the United States around issues of urbanization in Asia. The UKNA Secretariat is headquartered at the International Institute for Asian Studies in Leiden, the Netherlands.

Dr. Rabé has a background in urban management and over fifteen years of experience on advisory and institutional development assignments in the socio-economic development field, particularly in an urban context. Major areas of substantive focus include urban governance and institutional development, land management, planning, housing, and poverty alleviation.