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AERC Board Treasurer appointed COO and Senior Vice-President of AfDB

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AERC Board Treasurer appointed COO and Senior Vice-President of AfDB

AERC Board Treasurer, Dr. Frannie Leautier has been appointed to the position of COO/Senior Vice-President of the African Development Bank Group. Dr. Leautier is currently the Chairperson and Co-Founding Partner of Mkopa Private Equity Fund, a private equity investment firm with focus in small and medium size enterprises in Sub-Saharan...

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Economic experts urge Africa to increase financial inclusion

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Economic experts urge Africa to increase financial inclusion

Economic experts on March 22,2016 urged the African continent to embrace financial inclusion in order to spread economic growth benefits. African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) executive director Professor Lemma Senbet told journalists in Nairobi that Africa's high economic growth rates have not resulted in proportional reduction of poverty. "Through financial inclusion Africa will ensure...

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African Economic Research Consortium: World’s most transparent think tank

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African Economic Research Consortium: World’s most transparent think tank

Addis Ababa, 23 February 2015 (WIC) – The Nairobi-based African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) led by Ethiopian-American Economist, Professor Lemma Senbet, has received the highest possible rating as the most transparent think tank in the world. According to a report released by Transpacific AERC is one of 31 major centers of...

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AfDB approves USD 7million grant to AERC to promote economic research and training in Africa

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AfDB approves USD 7million grant to AERC to promote economic research and training in Africa

AfDB approves USD 7million grant to AERC to promote economic research and training in Africa -African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) to implement the project -Graduate students, researchers, educators, universities, policymakers, policy institutions, non-state actors, and civil society to benefit from the project   Nairobi, February 16, 2016... The African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) and...

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AERC Governors forum

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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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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 

March 22 – 23, 2016 in Nairobi, Kenya

Theme:-  “Financial Inclusion in Africa” ..  Read More.

AERC Biannual Research Workshop

May 29 – June 2, 2016 in Nairobi, Kenya

Theme:-  “Integrating African Markets: The Way Forward” ..  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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