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Shakira Mustapha

Research Fellow

  • Development and Public Finance
Portrait of Shakira Mustapha

Shakira Mustapha is an economist with expertise across a range of public finance issues including budget and expenditure management, and debt management. She undertakes research and analysis to generate evidence, ideas and solutions relating to the management of public investment and debt, and linkages between public finance and development outcomes. She is also a member of ODI’s team providing high quality technical advice to the Government of Liberia on various public financial management reforms.

Before joining the Overseas Development Institute, she worked with the Ministry of Planning and the Ministry of Trade and Industry in Trinidad and Tobago, supporting various public finance reforms and the development of economic diversification strategies. She holds a Masters of Public Administration in Public and Economic Policy from the London School of Economics.

  1. Understanding the institutions of domestic health financing decisions: insights from immunisation services in three low- and middle-income countries

    Working papers

  2. Country platforms for climate action: something borrowed, something new?

    Emerging analysis

  3. Four priorities for the G20 meeting of Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors

  4. Public finance and development: top things to read in December

  5. Four lessons from Zambia’s emerging debt default

  6. Lend or suspend? Maximising the impact of multilateral bank financing in the Covid-19 crisis

    Working papers

  7. Improving transparency of lending to sovereign governments

    Working papers

  8. Financing the coronavirus response in sub-Saharan Africa

    Working papers

  9. PEFA, public financial management and good governance

    Book/book chapter

  10. Africa's rising debt: how to avoid a new crisis

    Briefing/policy papers

  11. Donor resilience index

  12. Public financial management and health services delivery

    Research reports

  13. An ‘age of choice’ for infrastructure financing? Evidence from Kenya

    Research reports

  14. Leaving no one behind in the health sector: an SDG stocktake in Kenya and Nepal

    Research reports

  15. Leaving no one behind in the roads sector: an SDG stocktake in Kenya

    Research reports

  16. An integrated approach to leaving no one behind: overview and methodology

    Research reports

  17. Financing education: domestic resource mobilisation and allocation

    Research reports

  18. Public financial management introductory guides


  19. Public investment management


  20. The capabilities of finance ministries

    Research reports