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Raquel Frederick
UNECA, Kigali
Associate Economic Affairs Officer, SRO-EA- Eastern Africa Regional Integration & AfCFTA Section
Raquel Frederick is a junior economist and young professional working with the Sub-Regional Office for Eastern Africa of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) based in Kigali, Rwanda. Prior to joining UNECA in 2019, Raquel worked as an analyst and conducted research for the Caribbean Development Bank, UNDP, World Bank and other academic and private sector entities. She holds a Master of International Affairs in Economic Development from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Smith College (United States of America). Her research interests include: Innovation for Development, #inno4dev, #d4d, #ICT4d, SIDS, Data Analytics, Economic Research, Econometric Analysis, Development Studies, Blue Economy, Behavioural Economics


Bachelor's degree
Bachelor of Arts: Economics (Honors)
Master's Degree
Economics and development
Columbia University
Master of International Affairs: Economic and Political Development




Financing the Blue Economy: A Caribbean Development Opportunity
Measuring Vulnerability: A Multidimensional Vulnerability Index for the Caribbean
Measuring the Blue Economy: The System of National Accounts and Use of Blue Economy Satellite Accounts