CEMAC Economist in FMI
José Gijón recently joined the OECD’s Development Centre as Chief Economist and head of the Africa and Middle East desk. Before joining the OECD, Mr Gijon lived in the United States for nearly ten years where he worked at the Africa departmental of the International Monetary Fund, taught at Johns Hopkins University –where he got his PhD, and consulted for the World Bank. Mr Gijón has more than 15 years of global experience in academia, financial industry and international organizations. He has a solid expertise in international macroeconomics and finance, and emerging markets economic issues with a particular interest in Africa, the Middle East and Latin America. Mr Gijón is 39 years old and he is dual citizen from Spain and France.