The dynamic of war and peace in the Great Lacs Region: Post-war reconstruction in DR Congo.
Macroeconomic policy, Exchange Rate Management and Hyperinflation: I am carrying out research concerning dollarization, the black market for foreign currencies and hyperinflation. The aim is to analyse the impact of parallel exchange rates and the political context upon price levels. This research is concentrated on the Congolese economy in the context of the civil war.
Fiscal Decentralisation and Capacity Building Strategies: Evaluating the impact of intergovernmental fiscal reform in developing countries. Analysing the role of the central government in fiscal decentralisation especially in the process of financing local governments.
Migration and Development: My current interests concern international migration, refugees and development. My research aims to advance knowledge in the areas of governance and poverty alleviation strategies with special reference to case of Africa. I am particularly interested in analyzing the positive impact of international migration on poverty alleviation, particularly how remittances facilitate local entrepreneurial activity.
Africa, DRC, African Great Lakes Region, Economy, Post-conflict reconstruction, Migration and development, Entrepreneurship.
Full time professor of Economics : Teaching the following topics :
* Monetary economics;