Ingrid Harvold Kvangraven


Coordinator of the YSI Economic Development Working Group

Ingrid Harvold Kvangraven is a Lecturer in International Development at the University of York and the Interdisciplinary Global Development Centre. She holds a PhD in Economics from The New School for Social Research. She’s also founding coordinator of INET’s Young Scholars Initiative’s Economic Development Working Group, founding editor of the blog Developing Economics and co-founder and advisory board member of Rethinking Economics – Norway. Broadly speaking, her research focuses on history of economic thought, global trade and finance, and the political economy of development. Her work has been published in Development and Change and Review of Development Economics.

She holds BA and MA degrees in Development Studies from the University of Oslo and the London School of Economics (LSE), respectively. 

With Besiana Balla, Devika Dutt and Jenny Tue Anh Nguyen, she co-founded the Diversity Task Force. The central purpose of the Task Force is to promote inclusiveness of underrepresented groups in the Economics profession. 

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