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Cuba Houghton

Program Support, Research and Communications

Cuba Houghton joined the International Budget Partnership (IBP) in February 2023 and is based in Nairobi, Kenya. He supports IBP Kenya’s research and communication work.

Prior to joining IBP Kenya, Cuba was an intern at the Social Policy Initiative, South Africa. He engaged with the loal media, state and nonstate actors, presenting the latest research on the feasibility of a Basic Income Grant (BIG) in South Africa. Aside from his voluntary work, he writes actively on public finance, economics, and philosophy.

Cuba is an Economist with a bachelor’s degree in Economics, Politics and Philosophy from University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.