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Jerre M.

Development Economist

Columbian University and World Bank Institute

United States


Development economist with 40+ years experience. This includes 12 years in Africa with USAID (Ghana, Uganda, Liberia, Angola and Equatorial Guinea); six years in Latin America with USAID, ECLA, OAS & IADB (Brazil, Peru, Guatemala, Argentina, Uruguay); and two years in Asia with USAID & World Bank (Timor-Leste, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bangladesh & Thailand). Most recent employment in Liberia. Focus on strengthening private sector competitiveness as a means of reducing poverty employing economic policy analysis & reform combined with export business development and value chain strengthening. Sectors of expertise include: macroeconomic, trade, financial sector, agriculture, transportation & energy. Supervised teams ranging in size fro 3 to 8 technical and administrative staff. Looking for a long-term assignment in Africa but will consider short-term assignments.


  • research & development
  • economic policy
  • international development
  • usaid
  • development
  • united states
  • ghana
  • peru
  • uganda
  • liberia
  • Sectors
  • Funders
  • Countries
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