“The upside of digital technology is that, with political will and funds, you can move fast. It’s easier to implant sensors than to build viaducts.”

Danilo Igliori is one of the world’s foremost scholars on spatial economics, urban economics, and real estate economics. Professor Doutor at the Department of Economics at University of Sao Paulo (USP) and Chairman of DataZAP Real Estate Intelligence, he holds a PhD from the University of Cambridge, where he lectured at the Department of Land Economy and was the Adam Smith Fellow in Political Economy at Pembroke College. He is Fellow of the Regional Studies Association, member of NEREUS - Regional and Urban Economics Center at USP and Member of the board of USP Cidades, having published several papers in national and international academic journals, including Land Economics, Journal of Regional Science, Urban Studies, and Development and Change. He has extended experience in the private sector (BTG Pactual, MCM Consultores, Unibanco and Vale), and as a consultant for public sector (Brazil and UK) and international organizations (World Bank and Inter - American Development Bank).

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