Fofack Hippolyte L.

Fofack Hippolyte L. was elected as an AAS Fellow in 2006. As a fellow, Fofack Hippolyte L. contributes to the development of the Academy’s strategic direction through participation in AAS activities and governance structures. . This gears the Academys vision of transforming african lives through science.

Year elected
Cultural Sciences, Humanities & Social Sciences

Dr. Fofack obtained his PhD in 1998 from the American University of Washington D.C in the USA. He has served as Lecturer in France (1989 - 1991) and USA (1994 - 1997) then joined the World Bank in 1995 as Research Economist for the Poverty Reduction and Social Development (1995). From this time, he has been serving the same institution in different countries and since 2002, he was appointed at the World Bank Institute as Senior Economist and Leader Macroeconomics and Policy Assessment Skills Program. He is contributing to the establishment of the Nelson Mandela Institute supported by institutions such as TWAS and AAS. His research interests include: Banking and finance in economic growth and development, perspectives in economic and financial integration, dependency structure between official and parallel exchange rates in dual exchange regimes, micro-macro linkage and design of growth strategies, public expenditure allocation and growth. He has published 3 books, 22 articles (2005).