Ibrahim Keita

Ibrahim Keita

Senior Lecturer



  • BA
    Computational Mathematics and in Economics Arizona State University
  • MBA
    Economics Duke University
  • PhD
    Applied Economics University of Minnesota


Ibrahim Keita, Ph.D. is a development economist. He obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Computational Mathematics and in Economics from Arizona State University and a Master’s degree in Economics from Duke University. He received his doctorate degree in Applied Economics from the University of Minnesota. Prior to joining the Carlson School of Management, Ibrahim taught Economics, Statistics, and Data Analytics at the undergraduate and graduate levels at Augsburg University. He also worked as a consultant for the World Bank. He is currently working on the relationships between economic growth of cities and poverty reduction in rural areas in developing countries. With his background in econometrics, Ibrahim is also interested in solving problems by utilizing data to inform decision making using causal inference. Ibrahim believes that this data-driven approach in solving problems should be part of any serious undergraduate program focusing on quantitative analysis.

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