Moussa P. Blimpo
Moussa Blimpo is a Senior Economist in the Office of the Chief Economist for the Africa Region (AFRCE) at the World Bank. Before this position, he was an Assistant Professor of economics and international studies at the University of Oklahoma (2012-2015). He completed a PhD in economics from New York University in 2010 and spent two years as a postdoctoral fellow at Stanford University's Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR). He is primarily an applied micro-economist interested in a range of issues in developing economies, mainly African countries. He is the founding director of the Center for Research and Opinion Polls (CROP), a think tank in Togo that he led between 2011 and 2015.