Caroline Tossou

Previous Degree: Bachelor in Statistics and Econometrics by University of Abomey-Calavi (UAC), Class of 2013
What languages do you speak? French, English
What did you choose to study from ASE? I choose to study at ASE because of the high quality of the teaching, the heavy emphasis on research, and the bilingual academic environment.
Previous research experience: During my undergraduate studies, I studied the impact of mobile telephones on economic growth in Benin
What are your plans after you finish your degree at ASE? After finishing my degree at ASE, I want to pursue my Ph.D abroad. After obtaining a Ph.D., I want to return to my country to start a research organization that works with both the government as well as international organizations to advance development in Benin and in Africa.
What would your advice be to future students of ASE? I would advise future ASE students to pay their tuition fees and work hard, as Africa needs students like them in order to develop.