Wilson Center Projects
Education, Entrepreneurship, and Youth Employment in Ivory Coast
Dr. Kaboré is the Director of the Jesuit University Institute at the Center for Research and Action for Peace (CERAP/IDDH) and Manager of the MBA program in entrepreneurship of the same institute in Adibjan (Côte d’Ivoire). In addition to his administrative duties, Dr. Kaboré keeps teaching commitments in economics, statistics, governance, and knowledge economics. From 2012 to 2014, Dr Kaboré was visiting research professor at the School of Foreign Service (SFS) of Georgetown University where he taught undergraduate and graduate courses (Economic Analysis of Sub-Saharan Africa, Statistics, Econometrics, and Science, Technology, and Development). He has also taught and lectured in the following institutions: American University, Sophia University in Japan, the Center for Economic Catch Up at Seoul National University, and the Catholic University of Central Africa in Yaoundé, Cameroon. The professional experience of Dr. Kaboré includes consultancy at the World Bank's Sustainable Development Network (Washington, D.C.), at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in Geneva.
Dr. Kaboré’s area of research is innovation, technology transfer, intellectual property rights (IPR), and development. He has published book chapters and articles in various academic journals such as Sciences et Techniques, Revue Suisse de Recherche Scientifique, La Civilta Catolica, etc. Dr Kaboré holds two B.A. (Philosophy and Math-Economics), an M.A. in Economics, two graduate certificates (theology and teaching), and a Ph.D. in Economics. Dr. Kaboré is currently working to set up a regional business school in West Africa.
He is a Southern Voices Network Scholar at the Wilson Center.
« Intellectual Property Rights, Brain Drain and Innovation in Africa », in Fink and Miguelez (ed.) 2016. Intellectual Property Rights, the Migration of Skilled Workers and Development, Oxford University Press, (Forthcoming).
« Recherche et “Technological Catch-Up » en Afrique: Le Rôle de l’Etat », Revue des Sciences Sociales du PASRES (Programme D’Appui Stratégique à la Recherche Scientifique) mars 2016.
“Burkina Faso: Croissance Economique Certaine, Développement Humain à Construire. Au cœur de l’Afrique Occidentale : la « Patrie des Hommes Intègres » in Rigobert Minani (dir) 2015. Les Facteurs Majeurs et Causes de l’Instabilité en Afrique. Série : Questions Controversées. Ed. CERAP. Pp15-45
« Corsa all’Africa. Gli interessi di Stati Unidi, Cina ed Europa », La Civilta Cattolica 3967 (2015), IV pp.54-58
« Intellectual Property Rights, Innovation and Public Private Partnership in Africa », Spécial hors série n° 1, Mai 2014, Science et technique, Lettres, Sciences sociales et humaines, pp.213-231