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 Arellano.

I 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.

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