Gajigo, Ousman


Prior to joining the Bank in October 2010, Ousman Gajigo worked at the World Bank and the Earth Institute, Columbia University. He received his PhD in Development Economics from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. His research interests are agriculture, labor economics, entrepreneurship, education and health.

Selected Publications:

“Rice Production in sub-Saharan Africa: Will Imports Continue to Grow” (with G. Denning), in D. Dawe, (ed) Rice Crisis: Markets, Policies and Food security, 2010

“Expanding Economic Opportunities for Women in Africa” (with Hallward-Driemeier, Aterido, Blackden and Rasteletti), 2011. World Bank Publication.

“The Interaction between Health and Fertility: Evidence from the Ivory Coast” – Journal of Health and Population in Developing Countries, 2003.

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