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Prof. Finn Tarp conferred knighthood in Denmark

Fri, 29 Jan 2016 Hits:1782

Prof. Finn Tarp conferred knighthood in Denmark

Longstanding AERC Resource person and former programme committee member, Prof. Finn Tarp conferred knighthood in Denmark Professor Finn Tarp has been honoured with the Order of the Dannebrog by Her Majesty the Queen Margrethe II of Denmark. This happened on 14 December 2015. Prof. Trap who is also Professor of Development...

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AERC Governors forum

Thu, 28 Jan 2016 Hits:79

AERC Governors forum

African Central Banks join the AERC consortium The African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) Governors’ Forum has passed a resolution to have its members join the Consortium. The resolution was agreed on at a meeting held in Livingstone, Zambia, on February 19-20, 2015. This was a follow-up on the Zanzibar meeting that...

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CMAAE Thesis Dissemination workshop

Mon, 16 Nov 2015 Hits:2316

CMAAE Thesis Dissemination workshop

Participants of the Thesis Dissemination Workshop held in in Lusaka, Zambia on October 15, 2015 AERC conducted a Collaborative Master’s Programme in Agricultural and Applied Economics (CMAAE) thesis dissemination workshop in Zambia on October 2015. This is the second time such a workshop was held in Zambia.   Dr. Benson Chishala, Dean...

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China-Africa Cooperation on Three Networks of Africa’s Infrastructure and Industrialization

Sun, 08 Nov 2015 Hits:2280

China-Africa Cooperation on Three Networks of Africa’s Infrastructure and Industrialization

China’s footprint is increasingly becoming big and bold on the African continent. Most African countries that would struggle to build infrastructure such as ports, roads, railways, and airports themselves look to China for the support. Thus, this cooperation is viewed as a win-win arrangement. On the other hand, Africa is...

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Living Standards Measurement Study (LSMS) data analysis workshop

Mon, 26 Oct 2015 Hits:3087

Living Standards Measurement Study (LSMS) data analysis workshop

The fourth training session of the Living Standards Measurement Study (LSMS) data analysis workshop by the Collaborative Masters in Agriculture and Applied Economics under the Training programme was held from October 12 -14, 2015 in Lusaka, Zambia. A total of 12 faculty participants drawn from CMAAE network universities attended this technical...

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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

The AERC Senior Policy Seminar XVIII on “Financial Inclusion in Africa”

March 22 – 23, 2016 in Nairobi, Kenya

The African Economic Research Consortium (AERC), will host the eighteenth Senior Policy Seminar (SPS XVIII) on the theme “Financial Inclusion in Africa” on March 22 – 23, 2016 in Nairobi, Kenya..  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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