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Mr Didier Wayoro

PhD student, University Cheikh Anta Diop

PhD student, University Cheikh Anta Diop / University of Cocody - Abidjan


11 BP 1062 Abidjan 11 / BP 7414 CP 12022 Dakar - Medina





Didier Wayoro is completing his PhD in Economics at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst (USA). He also holds a Master’s degree in International Development from the Heller School of Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University (USA) and a DEA-PTCI from Université Félix Houphouët-Boigny de Cocody (Côte d’Ivoire). He taught Economics in vocational schools and private Universities in Côte d’Ivoire.


Key research/capacity building interests


Research Interests

  • Ageing and Income security during old age 
  • Social security and poverty
  • Pension systems reform in less developed countries 
  • Development Microeconomics
  • Health Economics

Key methodological skills

  • Qualitative and quantitative research methods

Current/planned research

  • Social security and poverty

Social security coverage and disability