Joseph Upile Matola

Joseph Upile Matola is an associate economist in SAIIA's Economic Diplomacy programme.

Work Title
Associate Economist
SAIIA Programme
Economic Diplomacy
Areas of Expertise

Economic growth and development
Macroeconomic policy
Trade and industrial development




Joseph Upile Matola is an associate economist who works in the Economic Diplomacy Programme at SAIIA. His work with SAIIA has focused on a various economic policy-related issues including Africa’s green recovery from the COVID-19 shock, industrial policy and trade in the context of the African Continental Free Trade Area, and an analysis of economic vulnerabilities in selected African countries. Joseph holds a PhD in Development Economics from the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies in Japan.

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