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May 6, 2019

Fostering Effective Tobacco Control Policy Implementation in Nigeria

It is widely known that cigarette smoking and other forms of tobacco use (both active and passive smoking) is damaging to health, poses enormous economic costs, and accounts for a…

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April 8, 2019

Nigeria’s New National Minimum Wage: Responses and Implications for the Economy

On March 19, 2019, the new national minimum wage bill, an issue that featured widely in the 2019 presidential campaigns, finally received legislative approval. The Senate approved ₦30,000 as the…

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February 28, 2019

Effects of 2019 Elections: Predicting the Economy’s Response in Nigeria

The stability of the country’s political environment is an essential element in determining and predicting the level of economic growth in a democratic economy. The traditional assumption in the political…

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February 8, 2019

Achieving Abundant and Affordable Energy in Africa: Is there a place for nuclear power in Nigeria?

Nigeria and Russia has signed agreements to set up four nuclear power plants and a Centre for Nuclear Science and Technology in Nigeria. This piece examines the prospects of nuclear…

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December 19, 2018

CSEA hosts policy dialogue on Nigeria’s Tobacco Market and Policy Space

CSEA organized a policy dialogue on “A Scoping Study of Nigeria’s Tobacco Market and Policy Space” to share findings of the study to policymakers and the public, and also receive…

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December 19, 2018

Managing Africa’s Rising Debt: Time for a Multi-Pronged Approach

Debt sustainability in Africa has emerged as a key concern among policymakers and development finance institutions (DFIs). Currently, 19 out of 54 countries in Africa exceed the 60% debt-to-gross domestic…

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December 3, 2018

Managing Africa’s Rising Debt: Time for a Multi-Pronged Approach

Debt sustainability in Africa has emerged as a key concern among policymakers and development finance institutions (DFIs). Currently, 19 out of 54 countries in Africa exceed the 60% debt-to-gross domestic…

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November 29, 2018

Using food reserves to enhance food and nutrition security in developing countries

The study aims to clarify the potential roles of food reserves (FR) in enhancing food and nutrition security in developing countries and analyze the substitutability and complementarity between FR and…

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October 25, 2018

CSEA receives funding for research on tobacco control policy in Nigeria

Tobacco use remains the leading cause of preventable death worldwide, causing more than seven million deaths per year–the vast majority in Low and Middle Income Countries (LMICs). Through the Economics…

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September 11, 2018

T20 Africa, G20 and Africa: Assessing Our Impact and Influence

As one of the key political and economic forums in the world, the G20 Summit was created to facilitate a stable and peaceful world through promoting several development agendas. Decisions…

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September 3, 2018

Roundtable discussion on Educational Performance in Nigeria

Within the framework of Southern Voice’s study “State of the SDGs”, the Centre for the Study of the Economies of Africa (CSEA) organised a roundtable discussion to discuss Educational Performance…

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July 27, 2018

CSEA participates in the Southern Voice Peer Review Workshop for State of the SDG’s

CSEA’s Senior Research Fellow, Dr. Adedeji Adeniran and Research Associate, Joseph Ishaku participated in the Peer Review Workshop for the “State of the SDGs” report organized by the Southern Voice…

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June 29, 2018

Untapped Economic Potentials in West Africa Region

Economic or trade unions all have something in common; to form a sizable market that can position its member states in a vantage standpoint needed to influence trade negotiations or…

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June 11, 2018

CSEA Hosts The 8th African Policy Circle (APC) Meeting in Abuja

CSEA hosted the 8th African Policy Circle (APC) Meeting in Abuja, Nigeria from 24-25 May, 2018. The meeting which met on the theme: “Forced Migration within and out of Africa: Innovative…

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March 19, 2018

Examining the implications of the recent change in Tobacco Tax Policy in Nigeria

Nigeria recently approved new excise duty rates for tobacco products and alcohol beverages, which would be effective from 4th June 2018. We discuss the new policy as it relates to…

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March 7, 2018

Small but Impactful: African-Led SSC Initiatives

South South Cooperation (SSC) basically refers to formal and informal sharing of resources, knowledge and technology among developing countries to fast-track economic growth and promote sustainable development.

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