Welcome


I am an Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Notre Dame

Before joining Notre Dame, I was a Senior Economist at the Federal Reserve Board of Governors in the Trade and Financial Studies section of the Division of International FinanceI also taught at Johns Hopkins University

I received my Ph.D. in Economics at the University of Minnesota in 2012 under the supervision of Tim Kehoe and Fabrizio Perri (co-advisors),  and Cristina ArellanoI also hold electrical and computer engineering degrees from Georgia Tech and Supélec in FranceI was born and grew up in Togo. My mother is from Ghana. My wife was born in Haiti and our son hails from Brooklyn.

Research Interests:
International Trade -- especially the nexus of trade and labor
International Macro -- especially international financial crises
Growth and Firm Heterogeneity