About me: Sally Roever is the Street Vending Sector Specialist for WIEGO's Urban Policies Programme. Her work for WIEGO focuses primarily on the legal-regulatory frameworks governing street trade, city-level statistics on street vendors, and policy trends and better practices in Latin America. Her most recent publications include Briefing Notes on organizing trends in Lima, Peru, and a Technical Briefing Note on how to plan a census of street vendors. She is presently co-coordinator of the Urban Policies Research Report Series and sits on the Technical Advisory Committee for the Informal Economy Monitoring Study (IEMS).
Sally Roever holds a Ph.D. in political science from the University of California at Berkeley (2005). Her areas of specialization include research design, qualitative and quantitative methodology, and urban and local governance. She has lived and traveled extensively in Latin America, including a year in Lima, Peru, where she studied street vending organizations and local governance as part of her doctorate. Prior to joining WIEGO as a staff member, Dr. Roever was a Lecturer at the Institute of Social Studies in The Hague and Visiting Researcher in Public Administration at Leiden University (The Netherlands). She is currently based in Washington, DC.
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