Prof. Simplice Asongu

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Prof. Simplice Asongu


Professor Simplice Asongu holds a PhD from Oxford Brookes University and is currently the Lead Economist and Director of the African Governance and Development Institute (Yaoundé, Cameroon); Distinguished Visiting Professor at the University of Johannesburg (Johannesburg, South Africa), the Lead Economist and Director of the European Xtramile Centre of African Studies (Liège, Belgium) and Lead Economist and Co-director of “Centre de Recherche pour le Développement Economique” (Bangui, Central African Republic).

He is also a:

  • Senior Research Fellow at the Africa Growth Institute (Cape Town, South Africa)
  • PhD Supervisor at Covenant University (Ota, Nigeria), the University of Ghana (Accra, Ghana); Antioch University (Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, Midwest, New England, Seattle, USA) and Midlands State University (Gweru, Zimbabwe)
  • DBA Supervisor at Management College of Southern Africa (Durban, South Africa)
  • Research Associate at the Research Network Africa (Gaborone, Botswana), University of South Africa (Pretoria, South Africa), University of Buea (Buea, Cameroon) and Oxford Brookes University (Oxford, UK).

He is also an Associate Editor in some journals including the Journal of Economic Surveys, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, the Journal of African Business and the African Journal of Economic and Management Studies