Alassane DRABO received his Ph.D. in Economics from the Centre for Studies and Researches on International Development (CERDI - University of Auvergne) in 2011. He previously studied Development Economics at the same university where he also received his Master's degree after his Bachelor’s degree at the University of Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso. His research interests, essentially in development economics field, include Least Developed Countries (LDCs) issues, human capital, environmental issues, poverty, youth unemployment, and applied economics among others. He wrote and published papers in peer reviewed journals.
Alassane DRABO worked as consultant at multilateral development institutions, taught at the University of Auvergne from September 2007 to August 2013. He is currently working as researcher at the “Fondation pour les Etudes et Recherches sur le Développement International (FERDI)”.