Rafiq Raji is a research fellow at the NTU-SBF Centre for African Studies at Nanyang Business School in Singapore. A former Africa economist at Standard Chartered in London, Dr. Raji is also an Africa expert with Euromoney Country Risk. At home in Nigeria, he writes a weekly Africa-focused column for Business Day. A former senior correspondent with London-based New African and African Banker magazines, Dr. Raji has written for Forbes Africa and Africa Investor and has been interviewed by Al Jazeera, CNBC Africa, TRT World, and the BBC. Dr. Raji has a PhD in financial economics from Wits Business School at the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa and an MBA from Lagos Business School in Nigeria. At Wits, Dr. Raji supervises MBA students toward the completion of their theses.