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Youth Employment: Opportunities and Challenges

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Youth Employment: Opportunities and Challenges

Africa has the fastest growing and most youthful population globally. More than 20 per cent of Africa’s population is between 15 and 24 years. Thus, the continent faces demographic challenges as its population of young people increases and jobs continue to be scarce. Beyond economic costs, high rates of youth...

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African Central Bank Governors Pledge Financial Support to AERC

Thu, 04 Sep 2014 Hits:761

African Central Bank Governors Pledge Financial Support to AERC

Central Bank Governors from 11 African countries re-affirmed the strategic importance of African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) and its collaborative training and research programmes during the first ever Governors’ Forum that was held in Zanzibar on August 13-14, 2014. Co-hosted by the Bank of Tanzania through Governor Benno Ndulu, the...

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CMAAE Shared Facility for Specialization and Electives (SFSE) 2014

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 Hits:681

CMAAE Shared Facility for Specialization and Electives (SFSE) 2014

The African Economic Research Consortium’s (AERC) 2014 Collaborative Masters in Applied and Agricultural Economics (CMAAE) Shared Facility for Specialization and Electives (SFSE) got-off to a delightful start at the University of Pretoria in August 2014, where 88 students drawn from 17 network universities in the region will be undertaking their...

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AERC/World Bank Capacity for Service Delivery Indicators Workshop

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 Hits:544

AERC/World Bank Capacity for Service Delivery Indicators  Workshop

The African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) in collaboration with World Bank organized a workshop on enhancing analytical capacity in sub-Saharan Africa using data from the World Bank Service Delivery Indicators (SDI) project. This is the first SDI training workshop, and was held in Nairobi from August 18-22, 2014.   Officially opening...

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AERC at GDN’s 15th Annual Global Development Conference on Structural Transformation in Africa

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AERC at GDN’s 15th Annual Global Development Conference on Structural Transformation in Africa

The 15th Annual Global Development Conference on Structural Transformation in Africa and Beyond that took place in Accra, Ghana on 18-20 June, 2014 at the Accra International Conference Centre. His Excellency, Kwesi Bekoe-Amissa-Arthur, Vice President of the Republic of Ghana was in the list of very important guest to keynote...

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China-Africa Economic Relations

China-Africa Relations

AERC aims to shed light on the existing and potential impacts of China and India on Sub Saharan Africa.

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Capital Flight from Africa

Capital flight is a major problem in Sub-Saharan Africa as it impacts negatively on capital scarce economies. 

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AERC Events

AERC Biannual Research Workshop

November 30 to December 4, 2014
Lusaka,Zambia

The biannual research workshop is AERC’s flagship conference that brings together over 200 researchers from Africa and the world, making it the largest gathering of professional economists in Africa. The 40th Plenary Session on “Youth Employment in Africa: Opportunities and Challenges” followed by three days of five concurrent sessions (December 1-3). Read More

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Capital Flight from Africa: Causes, effects and Policy Issues

This edited collection provides the most comprehensive analysis of capital flight from Africa, covering economic and institutional aspects, as..

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Institutions and Service Delivery in Africa

Collected in this book are framework papers prepared for the collaborative research project on Institutions and Service  Delivery in Africa..

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The Macroeconomics of Africa’s Recent Growth

This volume is drawn from final research papers developed under the auspices and support of the Thematic Research Programme of the African ..

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