Fenohasina Rakotondrazaka Maret is a senior research associate in the Urban Institute’s Center on International Development and Governance.
Rakotondrazaka oversees Urban’s contribution on a US Agency for International Development–funded Public Sector Systems Strengthening Project in Tanzania and collaborates on other projects and research activities. She has been a guest scholar in the Africa Growth Initiative at the Brookings Institution, an economic adviser to the Irish Embassy in Tanzania, and a research consultant to the International Monetary Fund, World Bank, and nongovernmental organizations in various countries. Her work focuses on economic growth, development financing, poverty reduction, budget support, public expenditure and financial management, governance, international trade, agriculture, health, nutrition, and gender. She also taught in the master’s program in applied economics at Georgetown University.
Rakotondrazaka holds a master’s degree in economics from University of Antananarivo in Madagascar and a doctorate degree in economics from the George Washington University.