BAComputational Mathematics and in Economics Arizona State University
MBAEconomics Duke University
PhDApplied 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.