Dr Seydou Ouedraogo, Research Associate, GLF 2015-17
Seydou Ouedraogo is a Global Leaders Fellow at the Global Economic Governance Programme, based at University College and the Blavatnik School of Government, an Assistant Professor and Researcher at Université Ouaga II, Burkina Faso, and Coordinator of FREE Afrik, an independent research institution based in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. He is an economist who received his training in African (Burkina Faso and Benin) and French (Université d’Auvergne/CERDI) Universities. His research concerns banking and monetary economy, development strategies, and economy of culture.
He co-founded, with other economists, the Institute FREE Afrik, an independent research institution on West African economies, where he leads the research team of the Institute. Dr Ouedraogo also acts as a consultant for international and African public and private institutions, offering his expertise, on a volunteer basis, to cultural and civil society actors and cultural organizations.