Musa Jega Ibrahim

Islamic Development Bank

Dr. Musa Jega Ibrahim is currently a Lead Economist at the Islamic Development Bank Group in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. He started his career in 1992 as a Lecturer in Economics at the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria, the same university where he studied and obtained BSc and MSc degrees in Economics. Between 2001 and 2007, Dr. Ibrahim was on fellowship study in the United Kingdom, during which he obtained another master’s degree in Economics (University of Edinburgh) and a doctorate degree (University of Strathclyde). He also served as a tutor (Associate Lecturer) and Research Fellow at the University of Strathclyde. He has published professional articles and contributed to book chapters on his main research interests: macroeconomics, economic growth, and sustainable development.

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Economics is about understanding the rational behaviour of economic agents (households, firms, industries and government) in their decisions to achieve best outcomes of their goals and aspirations. They collectively converge to achieve the utmost economic and social benefits for all in the country in terms of economic growth and development. Economic growth and development occur through efficient use of available resources to meet effective demand and social needs. The challenge that countries are facing is proper application of appropriate policy mix to optimize the opportunities of increasingly interdependent global economic landscape. For emerging economies, a multiple sector strategy that propels economic transformation is crucial. This needs to be predicated on robust macroeconomic policy framework that aligns with global production and consumption activities to drive economic growth process for achieving sustainable development.

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