Joseph Nkurunziza is a social science researcher with a broad interest in economics and development planning. He did his B.S. thesis in public economics at National University of Rwanda, from 1997 to 2001. After that, he worked as a Bank Manager at Banque Populaire de Kacyiru (Kigali-Rwanda) before joining in 2002 the National University of Rwanda as Assistant Lecturer in Department of Economics, Faculty of Economics and Management. From 2005 to 2007, he worked on his M.S. studies in applied statistics orientated in economics and insurances at Institut de Statistique of Université Catholique de Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium. After his M.S. studies, he moved to Department of Applied statistics, Faculty of Economics and Management of National University of Rwanda. In 2009, he started a Ph.D. research in a six month sandwich system at the Department of International Development Studies, Faculty of Geosciences, Utrecht University in The Netherlands. During his academic career, Joseph Nkurunziza has lectured in Departments of Economics and Applied Statistics on policy analysis, sampling methods, inferential statistics, mathematics for economics, and operational research. He participated in various consultancies related to development planning in Rwanda.
Biography Updated on 24 November 2012