Tin Hinane El Kadi

Associate Fellow, Middle East and North Africa Programme

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Tin Hinane El Kadi is a political economy researcher. Her research interests include innovation and the knowledge economy, ICTs and Development, state-business relations, and Chinese investments in North Africa.

Tin Hinane is part of a research team at the London School of Economics (LSE) investigating the political economy of data-driven innovations. She also works on another LSE project focusing on North-South knowledge production and implications for the integration of developing countries in the global knowledge economy.

Before joining the LSE, she has worked for a leading Chinese ICT firm in Algiers.

Selected as a Chevening Scholar, Tin Hinane completed an MSc in Development Studies from the LSE. She also holds a BA in Politics from SOAS, University of London.

Her opinion pieces have appeared on the Review of African Political Economy and the Huffington Post Maghreb.

She is fluent in Arabic, French and speaks Mandarin Chinese at an advanced level.

Past experience

2017 - present Researcher, London School of Economics and Political Science
2015-16 ICT policy analyst, Huawei Technologies
2012-13 Research assistant, Centre National d’Études et d’Analyse pour la Population