Rabah Arezki

Rabah Arezki is Chief of the Commodities Unit in the IMF Research Department and is also a non-resident fellow at the Brookings Institution and an external research associate at the University of Oxford. He received his MS in statistics and economics from the Ecole Nationale de la Statistique et de l’Administration Economique in Paris and Ph.D in economics from European University Institute, Florence.

Content by Rabah Arezki
  • Project

    Oil price slump: Implications and lessons

    The Ministry of Finance of Ghana sought to have a better understanding of the implications of declining crude oil prices on the Ghanaian economy and asked for the support of IGC-Ghana to undertake this study. Oil has become an important product in the Ghanaian economy. The production of oil in 2011 resulted in almost a doubling of Ghana’s GDP growth from 8% in 2010 to...

    28 Jul 2017 | Rabah Arezki, Gregoire Rota Graziosi

  • Publication - Project Report

    Rethinking the oil market in the aftermath of the 2014-16 price slump

    28 Jul 2017 | Rabah Arezki

  • Project

    Executive branch turnover, policy uncertainty and growth

    The project explores the impact of policy uncertainty on economic growth, by studying the patterns and determinants of political stability, as measured by turnover in the executive branch. We are looking to develop the largest individual-level dataset on the composition of the executive branches around the whole world, covering the time period from 1962 until present.

    21 Oct 2016 | Thiemo Fetzer, Rabah Arezki