NYU CTED
Size:
26-50
Type:
Direct Employer
Industry:
NGO, NPO & Charity

About NYU CTED

The Center for Technology and Economic Development (CTED) focuses on the development of innovative and cutting-edge technologies to significantly impact economic development with a specific focus on problems faced in underdeveloped areas around the world. Spanning Africa, Asia, and the Gulf, CTED’s research covers economic theory, global labor markets, migration, and the impact of technology on development.


Founded with support from the New York University (NYU) Abu Dhabi Research Institute, the Center for Technology and Economic Development (CTED) focuses on the development of innovative and cutting-edge technologies to significantly impact economic development with a specific focus on problems faced in underdeveloped areas around the world.


The center works with faculty across NYU’s global network, drawing on the broad multidisciplinary expertise available in economics and economic development, foreign policy, management, microfinance, politics, computer science, electrical engineering, biomedical engineering, physics, chemistry, material science, and engineering. Since its founding in 2010, CTED has housed several research projects aiming to tackle a wide range of developmental problems across areas including migration, commodities trading, artificial intelligence, GIS mapping, remittances, food and water, healthcare, financial access, energy, and education. CTED projects have been pilot-tested in many countries in Asia, Africa, America, and the Middle East in partnership with several organizations in the individual countries. CTED has branches in Abu Dhabi (UAE), New York (USA), and Accra and Kumawu (Ghana)

Industry
NGO, NPO & Charity
Company Size
26-50
Head Quarters
Accra, Ghana
Type
Direct Employer
Founded
2010
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