Adam Elhiraika

Adam Elhiraika (1961) was research economist at the Research and Training Institute of the Islamic Development Bank (Saudi Arabia) before joining the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) in September 2004. He also served as associate professor of economics at the United Arab Emirates University, senior lecturer at the University of Swaziland (Swaziland) and the University of Fort Hare (South Africa), and assistant professor of economics at the University of Gezira (Sudan). He has several publications in internationally refereed journals as well as monographs and book chapters, mainly in the areas of monetary and financial policy and development financing. He is currently engaged in ECA policy research and conference work on private sector and capital market development in Africa.