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Chandan Deuskar

Urban Planner

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Chandan Deuskar has worked on Urban Development in the East Asia and Pacific region of the World Bank since 2011. He is an author of the recent World Bank report "East Asia's Changing Urban Landscape: Measuring a Decade of Spatial Growth" which analyzes urban expansion across the EAP region using satellite imagery. He has also worked on creating a software platform to share urban data, building a global urban spatial database, planning a local government capacity building program to set up "City Planning Labs" in Indonesian cities, studying urban service delivery in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, and other work in Vietnam and Malaysia. Chandan, a native of Mumbai, India, holds a Master's degree in City Planning from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he researched land pooling and readjustment in Ahmedabad, India, and a BA in Architecture from Columbia University.