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AERC Governors’ Forum members to join the Consortium

Tue, 03 Mar 2015 Hits:1403

AERC Governors’ Forum members to join the 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 took place in August 2014 with...

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AERC attains maximum five star Transparency award

Fri, 20 Feb 2015 Hits:1512

AERC attains maximum five star Transparency award

The African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) has been conferred the supreme five (5) star rating by Transparify. Transparify is an initiative devoted to advocating for greater think tank transparency worldwide, including financial transparency. It rates the extent to which think tanks publicly disclose their sources of funding, the funding levels,...

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AERC among top think tanks in 2014 global index

Mon, 19 Jan 2015 Hits:416

AERC among top think tanks in 2014 global index

The African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) is once again featured among the top think tanks in the Global Go To Think Tank Index (GGTTI). AERC, a premier capacity building institution for policy oriented economic research and training is ranked first in sub-Saharan Africa and 25th globally in category of International...

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Youth Employment: Opportunities and Challenges

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 Hits:723

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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AERC/World Bank Capacity for Service Delivery Indicators Workshop

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 Hits:1035

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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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 Senior Policy Seminar XVII 

Maputo, Mozambique, 26–27 March 2015

Senior policy makers from across Africa will congregate in Maputo, Mozambique, on 26–27 March, 2015 to debate one of Africa’s most topical subjects today – Agriculture in Africa’s Transformation: The Role of Smallholder Farmers. The two days of intense deliberations during the seventeenth Senior Policy Seminar (SPS XVII) convened by the African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) will mainly focus on policy issues. 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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