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Established in 1985, Urban-Econ Development Economists has grown from a firm of three people to become the only firm of development economists of its size in Southern Africa.

Urban-Econ continues to be unrivalled as the largest and one of the leading authorities in the field of development economics, both in South Africa and the Southern African region. Through its consistent approach of innovation in an ever-changing environment; its dedication to dynamic problem solving; and its commitment to ethical, objective and professional service, Urban-Econ remains at the forefront of this exciting field of development.

The success of the company is underpinned by its highly skilled and qualified team of professional development economists, supplemented with up-to-date economic analytical techniques, qualitative and quantitative assessments and robust methodologies. The wealth of knowledge and experience gained in economic research and analysis, strategic planning, impact assessment and development facilitation across the full spectrum of economic sectors and throughout a significant expanse of development territories, enables Urban-Econ to truly CELEBRATE DEVELOPMENT DIVERSITY!