CSEA joined other researchers and policymakers at The Young African Scholars Program (YASP), which was organised as a special session during the 2014 International Economic Association World Congress. The event held on June 6-10,2014 in Amman, Jordan. The session provided a forum for discussing innovative, theoretical and empirical research on the key challenges facing Africa. It also facilitated the exchange of views among researchers and policymakers as the continent search its path towards economic emergence. Dr. Olumide Taiwo’s presented a paper on “The Fundamental Determinants of Competitiveness in African Countries”. His submission was oil countries, particularly those outside of the franc zone, need to invest in physical infrastructures while slowing down the rate of urbanization for non-oil countries, domestic investment, urbanization and openness to trade are strategies that can boost competitiveness, especially those in the franc zone.
June 16, 2014
Young African Scholars Program, International Economic Association (IEA) World Congress
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