Prof. Imhotep Paul Alagidede
P.O.Box 71 Wits, 2050
Johannesburg, South Africa
Tel: +277 817 81310
Current Position
  • Executive Director - AREFC
  • Emeritus Editor-in-Chief - AREF

Imhotep Alagidede is a Metaeconomist at the Nile Valley Multiversity, Professor of Finance at the University of the Witwatersrand, and the Simon Diedong Dombo University of Business and Integrated Development Studies. He is also the Executive Director of AREF Consult, the President, and CEO of the Nile Valley Group of companies. He has over two decades experience in the teaching and research in applied economics, policy evaluation, modelling and forecasting. He has held several visiting and permanent professorship positions in leading academic institutions in the UK, South Africa, Kenya, Tanzania, Mauritius, and Ghana.

Imhotep has published widely in leading international peer reviewed journals, and is the Grand Editor of the multidimensional Journal of Indigenous and Shamanic Studies. He has mentored a large number of pre-doctoral, doctoral and post-doctoral fellows, and consulted widely for governments, multilateral agencies and blue-chip corporations.

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