Erika Garcia

Erika Garcia


Personal profile


Erika Garcia is a research student in the Global Development Institute at the University of Manchester. Her research focuses on land-based financing and land use management strategies, especially Land Value Capture mechanisms and Land Readjustment. Erika’s research has as main objective to understand the social, economic, and spatial impact of these strategies for low-income populations. She has a particular research focus on urban infrastructure and housing financing.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land

Research Beacons, Institutes and Platforms

  • Global Development Institute


  • Land-based financing
  • Land Readjustment
  • Land Value Capture
  • Infrastructure financing
  • Housing financing