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Biannual Research Workshop - Port Louis, Mauritius, 3-6 June 2018

Tue, 08 May 2018 Hits:529

African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) is pleased to announce the next Biannual Research Workshop to be held in Port Louis, Mauritius from 3-6 June 2018. The Biannual is unique - combining learning-by-doing research, peer review, mentoring and networking to build and strengthen the capacity of African researchers. The workshop brings...

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AERC Appoints Incoming Executive Director - Kenya’s Former Central Bank Governor, Prof. Njuguna Ndung’u, to assume role September 1, 2018

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 Hits:2293

26 April 2018, Nairobi, Kenya -- The Board of Directors and Management of the African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) are pleased to announce the appointment of Prof Njuguna Ndung’u as the next AERC Executive Director effective September 1, 2018. Njuguna Ndung’u is well known to the AERC network as a trainer...

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AERC Has ‘Most Significant Impact on Public Policy in Africa’ Ranked #1 by the “Go To Think Tank Index Report”

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 Hits:414

Ranked #1 by the “Go To Think Tank Index Report” 19 March 2018, Nairobi, Kenya - - African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) has been ranked number one for having the most significant impact on public policy in Africa, according to the Global Go To Think Tank Index Report released by the...

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Rethinking Regional Integration in Africa

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 Hits:856

AERC and Bank of Uganda Hosted a Two Day Policy Seminar  14 March 2018, Entebbe, Uganda- - The African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) held its twentieth senior policy seminar from March 12-13 at the Lake Victoria Serena Hotel in Kampala, Uganda, in partnership with the Bank of Uganda. Rt Hon. Dr...

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Foresight Africa: Top Priorities for 2018

Tue, 30 Jan 2018 Hits:1522

    The Brookings Institution Africa Growth Initiative (AGI), African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) and the Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA), had a joint launch of AGI’s flagship report titled, Foresight Africa: Top Priorities for 2018 in Nairobi, Kenya on Thursday, January 25, 2018 at Crowne Plaza Hotel....

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Growth in Fragile States in Africa

Financial Sector Development and Inclusion in Africa

Biannual Research Workshop - Port Louis, Mauritius, 3-6 June 2018

African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) is pleased to announce the next Biannual Research Workshop to be held in Port Louis, Mauritius from 3-6 June 2018. The Biannual is unique - combining learning-by-doing research, peer review, mentoring and networking to build and strengthen the capacity of African researchers. The workshop brings together many economists from around the African continent and globally fulfilling one of our major mandates – to strengthen local capacity for conducting independent, rigorous inquiry into problems facing the management of economies in sub-Saharan Africa

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AERC Appoints Incoming Executive Director - Kenya’s Former Central Bank Governor, Prof. Njuguna Ndung’u, to assume role September 1, 2018

26 April 2018, Nairobi, Kenya -- The Board of Directors and Management of the African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) are pleased to announce the appointment of Prof Njuguna Ndung’u as the next AERC Executive Director effective September 1, 2018.

Njuguna Ndung’u is well known to the AERC network as a trainer and researcher; having served as the AERC Director of Training in the period 2003-2007. Njuguna Ndung’u is coming back to the AERC family with a wealth of policy making experience to take this precious African success story to the next level of excellence.

Over the years, Njuguna Ndung’u has held a variety of policy, academic, and advisory positions. He is the immediate past Governor of the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK), where he successfully completed the full two 4-year terms, 2007-2015. His tenure saw the rapid rise of Kenya in the financial inclusion space with global recognition stemming from the pioneering and transformative M-Pesa”. 

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