Research Areas

February 25, 2018

Global Economic Governance (GEG)

As the world becomes increasingly globalized, global economic governance has become a key aspect of economic and political debates. Various policy decisions which were previously deliberated within national governments are…

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February 25, 2018

Macroeconomic Management (MEM)

The overall objective of the macroeconomic management (MEM) research area is to conduct technical analyses on key macroeconomic issues. The MEM area first covers issues on Nigeria, with the coverage…

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February 25, 2018

Program Evalution, Poverty Measurement and Analysis (PEPMA)

Africa has been witnessing fast-paced economic growth since the last decade. Yet the continent is facing many development challenges, ranging from poor education and health outcomes to gender disparity, youth…

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February 25, 2018

Natural Resources, Energy and the Environment (NREE)

Natural resource wealth can be harnessed to drive economic growth and development. However, many resource-rich countries in Africa have grappled with the so-called ‘natural resource curse’; characterised by slow economic…

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February 25, 2018

Education, Health and Population Dynamics (EHPD)

The Education, Health and Population Dynamics (EHPD) program is the anchor of CSEA’s activities in the areas of human capital development, labor markets and urbanization. EHPD comprises five research components…

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February 25, 2018

Trade, Investment and Growth (TIG)

The Trade, Investment and Growth (TIG) research area examines regional integration and intra-regional trade in Africa, with emphasis on their effects on inclusive growth and poverty reduction. It also investigates…

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February 25, 2018

Public Financial Management and Governance (PFMG)

Good governance is vital to achieving sound economic performance. Accordingly, strengthening public financial management is an important means of realizing this objective, especially through promoting effective delivery of government services…

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