Prof Simplice Asongu is the Lead Economistand Director of the African Governance and Development Institute.
Prof Simplice holds a PhD from Oxford Brookes University (UK) and is currently the:
- Lead Economist and Director of the African Governance and Development Institute (Yaoundé, Cameroon);
- Lead Economist and Director of the European Xtramile Centre of African Studies (Liège, Belgium)
- Lead Economist and Co-director of “Centre de Recherche pour le Développement Economique” (Bangui, Central African Republic).
He is also a Research Associate at the Research Network Africa (Gaborone, Botswana) and University of South Africa (Pretoria, South Africa).
He serves as Associate Editor in some journals including the Journal of Economic Surveys, the Journal of African Business, the Emerging Markets Finance and Trade and the African Journal of Economic and Management Studies.
He currently supervises PhDs in several universities around the world (Africa and USA).