The African Growth Financial institution Group (www.AfDB.org) is happy to announce the appointment of Dr Rabah Arezki as Chief Economist and Vice President, Financial Governance and Data Administration, efficient 1st October 2020.
Dr Rabah Arezki, a citizen of Algeria, is at the moment the Chief Economist for Center East and North Africa Area on the World Financial institution, a task he has held since 2017.
On the World Financial institution, he led the event of the Financial institution’s “moonshot strategy” for the Center East and Africa which goals to realize full web and digital cost connectivity. He championed the agenda on truthful competitors, information and transparency to empower and unlock the potential of the area’s youth.
Previous to becoming a member of the World Financial institution, Dr Arezki labored on the Worldwide Financial Fund (IMF) from 2006 to 2017. He began his profession on the IMF as an Economist and have become the Chief of the Commodities and Setting Unit within the Analysis Division. He offered management on IMF’s fast response to the historic collapse in oil costs that began in 2014. He suggested authorities all world wide on threat mitigation insurance policies.
Dr Arezki is a senior fellow at Harvard College’s John F. Kennedy Faculty of Authorities, an exterior Analysis Affiliate on the Oxford College, UK, a analysis fellow on the CESifo, a world impartial analysis community. Dr. Arezki can be a useful resource individual for the African Financial Analysis Consortium and a Analysis Fellow on the Financial Analysis Discussion board. He has been a non-resident Fellow on the Brookings Institute, USA.
He has revealed extensively each in high tutorial journals and policy-oriented shops and is a co-editor and co-author of 5 books together with Shifting Commodity Markets in a Globalized World. A lot of his analysis papers have been cited extensively in tutorial circles and in distinguished media shops.
“The African Growth Financial institution is making wonderful progress in accelerating Africa’s improvement. I’m excited with the chance to work with President Adesina and the Financial institution’s management and groups to additional present high notch coverage, data and capability constructing help for African nations, ” Dr Arezki stated about his appointment.
Dr Arezki holds a Masters in Economics and Statistics from Ecole Nationale de la Statistique et de l’Administration Economique (ENSAE) – France (2003), and a PhD in Economics from the European College Institute – Italy (2006). He’s multilingual and fluent in French, English, and Arabic.
“I’m delighted that Dr. Rabah Arezki is becoming a member of the African Growth Financial institution Group following an impactful profession on the World Financial institution and the IMF. Rabah is an impressive researcher and coverage professional with in depth expertise in analysis, coverage and reforms,” President of the African Growth Financial institution Group Akinwumi Adesina stated.
“His management can be particularly vital because the Financial institution designs and deploys policy-based operations to handle COVID-19, advances coverage reforms, and helps African nations development restoration efforts from the pandemic,” Adesina added.
Distributed by APO Group on behalf of African Growth Financial institution Group (AfDB).
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