Mr. Samson Houetohossou, a Benin citizen, holds an MPhil in Applied Macroeconomics. During his five years with the Independent Evaluation Department of the AfDB (IDEV), he has been involved in many independent evaluations such as an evaluation of the Bank’s multinational operations, the evaluation of economic and sector work as well as many country strategies and programs evaluations.
Before joining the Bank, he worked for the Development Policy Analysis Unit in Ministry of Development of Benin where he conducted research in the field of inequality and efficiency of tax system.
Samson was also involved in capacity development activities directed to civil service, private sector, and civil society organizations. He got many economist consultant contracts in the field of policy analysis, development planning, public finance, and performance budgeting. He is interested in issues of economic growth, regional integration and aid effectiveness.