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Policy seminars discuss Service Delivery Indicators for improved outcomes in health and education

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 Hits:487

Policy seminars discuss Service Delivery Indicators for improved outcomes in health and education

A two-day policy seminar was held in Nairobi to deliberate the Service Delivery Indicators (SDI) project, part of a large-scale research project conducted by AERC in partnership with the World Bank. Dubbed the Institutions and Service Delivery project, it started in the mid-2000s and later incorporated the William and Flora Hewlett...

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Inclusive Finance for Low Income Countries

Tue, 05 Jul 2016 Hits:739

Inclusive finance is intended to enhance access to, and availability of financial services to the broadest segments of society at affordable terms. The segments are broad enough to include the youth, women, small farmers, small firms, small entrepreneurs, rural areas, etc. The available evidence is that finance and financial development...

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AERC attains maximum five star Transparency Award

Wed, 29 Jun 2016 Hits:617

AERC attains maximum five star Transparency Award

  The African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) has for the third time in a row been conferred the coveted supreme five (5) star rating by Transparify. Transparify recently launched a report on the financial transparency of 200 think tanks worldwide. This is an initiative devoted to advocating for greater think tank...

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Integrating African Markets: The Way Forward

Fri, 03 Jun 2016 Hits:741

Integrating African Markets: The Way Forward

Most African markets are moving towards integration. Deepening regional integration in Africa is critical to maintaining economic competitiveness. Most assessment of the progress in regional integration in the continent has focused on market integration associated with trade in goods. Yet, regional integration, in its broadest terms, including goods, labour, and...

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Economic experts urge Africa to increase financial inclusion

Sat, 02 Apr 2016 Hits:919

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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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 Biannual Research Workshop

Dakar, Senegal, December 4 - 8, 2016

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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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