|Education||Ph.D (May 2014) in Agricultural Economics, Purdue University, U.S|
|STAARS Research||Do young men and women’s employment choices drive the gender agricultural activity gap? Plot level evidence from Niger|
Abdoulaye Djido is a Rural Development Economist with research interest on the impact evaluation of agricultural extension projects, technology uptake and diffusion, gender gap in land and labor productivity, youth and gender employment choices and their linkages to poverty dynamics and food security in the Sahel. Dr. Djido is also interested on trade integration and the potential impact of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) in accelerating economic growth and transformation in Africa.
Dr. Djido has recently worked at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) in Rwanda. His work experience started at Partnership for Economic Policy (PEP) in Kenya before joining the University of Niamey in October 2016.