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AERC scores high rating for its transparency

Thu, 22 May 2014 Hits:399

AERC scores high rating for its transparency

The African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) has been awarded the maximum possible five stars rating for exemplary transparency. AERC was ranked alongside 169 institutions including the world’s most prominent think tanks for transparency when it comes to publicly disclosing their sources of funding. This also makes it one of the...

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Capital Flight from Africa: Proceedings from AERC Senior Policy Seminar XVI

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 Hits:971

Capital Flight from Africa: Proceedings from AERC Senior Policy Seminar XVI

Senior policy makers from across Africa congregated in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on 09–10 April to debate one of Africa’s most pressing subjects today – Capital Flight from Africa. The two days of intense deliberations during the sixteenth Senior Policy Seminar (SPS XVI) convened by the African Economic Research Consortium (AERC)...

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Research Meets Policy in Africa

Wed, 26 Mar 2014 Hits:429

Research Meets Policy in Africa

CSIS hosts a discussion of the AERC’s work to build a cadre of African researchers that will help guide African policy makers in economic planning and management. Now in its 25th year, the AERC’s mission is to strengthen local capacity for independent, rigorous inquiry into problems facing African economies. Based...

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AERC emerges among the top in 2013 Think Tank Rankings

Tue, 11 Feb 2014 Hits:658

AERC emerges among the top in 2013 Think Tank Rankings

The African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) has been named one of the top organizations in the 2013 Think Tank ranking. AERC is featured 3rd overall in sub Saharan Africa, moving from 7th position in 2012. The Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program (TTCSP) conducts research on the role policy institutes...

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AERC at GDN’s 15th Annual Global Development Conference on Structural Transformation in Africa

Tue, 11 Feb 2014 Hits:113

AERC at GDN’s 15th Annual Global Development Conference on Structural Transformation in Africa

The 15th Annual Global Development Conference on Structural Transformation in Africa and Beyond that took place in Accra, Ghana on 18-20 June, 2014 at the Accra International Conference Centre. His Excellency, Kwesi Bekoe-Amissa-Arthur, Vice President of the Republic of Ghana was in the list of very important guest to keynote...

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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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Explaining African Economic Growth

Tax evasion and capital flight is a global problem widening the divide between countries. Since 1975 Africa has lost $607 billion due to illicit capital flight.

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AERC June 2014 Biannual Research Workshop - "Public Finance: Tax and Expenditure Reforms in Africa"

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Natural Resource Management and Climate Change in Africa

Collected in this book are framework papers on interactions, issues, opportunities and challenges of climate change in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA)..

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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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Applied Time Series Econometrics

This volume offers a range of new tools for monitoring poverty and assessing impacts of anti-poverty programmes..

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