Dr. Rami Abdelkafi, PhD, is currently the Team Leader of the Knowledge Leaders Team at the Islamic Development Bank Institute (IsDBI). He joined the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) in August 2008 and has accumulated an important experience in the field of economic development. Prior to this, Dr. Rami worked as Assistant Professor at the University of Sfax in Tunisia. He earned a doctorate in economics from the University of Nice, France, in 2002. His areas of expertise are economic growth and development, Islamic economics and finance and macroeconomic policies.