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
The Centre for the Study of Economies of Africa is organizing a roundtable on Oct. 11 to discuss how to improve female education in NIgeria. The event, scheduled for 9a.m. at Rockview Hotel, Abuja.
CSEA participated in the 7th meeting of the Africa Policy Circle which focused on the central theme Structural Inequalities as a driver for Violent Extremism. The meeting provided a platform for wid
The Sixth Annual Conference on Regional Integration in Africa (ACRIA6)organised by the West African Institute of Economic and Financial Management (WAIFEM), Lagos convened on July 1-2, 2015, Lagos, N
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