Alphonse Singbo

I hold a PhD in Economics from the University of Naples Federico II, Italy, and an Advance Masters in International and Development Economics jointly from the University Catholic de Louvain and University of Namur, Belgium.

I currently work as an Economics Lecturer and also serve as the Unit Head of the Economic Program at the University of The Gambia where I lecture courses in Macroeconomics, and International Economics to both undergraduate and graduate level students. I am also a research affiliate at the Center for policy Research and strategic studies (CepRass). My research interest lies in the area of development economics, mainly on migration, education, agricultural policies and impact evaluations in developing countries.

Fields of specialization

Gender & women’s empowerment, Health and nutrition, Education and training, Fiscal policy, Globalization and trade, Entrepreneurship, Financial inclusion, Agriculture and food security, Climate change


Title Country Themes
Cross-country analysis of employment in rural farm and non-farm sectors in sub-Saharan Africa : A meta-analysis approach”. Canada Entrepreneurship , Financial inclusion


Dr Alphonse Singbo
Senior researcher and Lecturer
Department of agricultural economics and consumer science
Laval University

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