Thursday, November 2, 2017 at 2:30pm to 4:00pm
Uris Hall, G08
Nama Ouattara is Adjunct Professor of Economics at George Washington University and a Research Associate at the China-Africa Research Initiative, Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. She is an expert in Development Economics with a concentration in South-South cooperation. She received her Masters from Pantheon-Sorbonne University in Paris and her Ph.D. in Economics from University of Paris-Sud. Her research focuses on how African countries can capitalize on their partnerships with China, with the aim of evaluating policies. She also has five years of experience teaching Macroeconomics, Sustainable Development, and International Trade at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Dr. Ouattara has worked for national and international institutions including the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Mali, France’s Agence Française de Développement, and the International Monetary Fund. She is currently a professional lecturer at George Washington University and pursues research on China-Africa relations.