Dr. Moussa P. Blimpo
Economist at AFRCE & DECDP
Office of the Chief Economist for the Africa Region
The World Bank
1818 H St NW, Washington, DC 20433
Tel: (+1) 202 473 9320
I am Economist in the Office of the Chief Economist for the Africa Region(AFRCE) and in the DEC's Development Policy Department(DECDP) at the World Bank. Prior to this position, I was an Assistant Professor of economics and international studies at the University of Oklahoma(2012-2015). I completed my Ph.D. in economics from New York University in 2010 and I spent two years as a postdoctoral fellow at Stanford University's Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR). My research interest focuses on a wide range of policy relevant questions on African economies. I am the founding director of the Center for Research and Opinion Polls (CROP), a think tank in Togo that I led between 2011 and 2015. I was born and grew up in Togo.