Core group member of the URBACT workstream ‘New urban economies
Luís Carvalho (PhD) is specialised in local economic development and economic geography. He is senior researcher at the European Institute for Comparative Urban Research (Euricur) and associate researcher at the Centre for Studies in Geography and Spatial Planning at the University of Porto. He has done research in several European cities, as well as in Asia and Latin America. He is also a partner at Urban IQ and frequently engages with urban policymakers and practitioners for executive training and knowledge exchange.