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CSAE Conference Plenary: The Millennium Development Goals – Beyond 2015.

The final plenary of the CSAE conference, chaired by Prof. Paul Collier, brought together Prof. James Foster (Institute for International Economic Policy at the Elliott School for International Affairs), Prof. Paul Glewwe (University of Minnesota) and Mr. Charles Kenny (Center … Continue reading

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CSAE conference keynote: Ted Miguel on Conflict, Climate and African Development

This Monday at the 2013 CSAE conference, Edward Miguel, introduced by James Fenske, paid tribute to Paul Collier for inspiring and informing a lot of his work on Civil Wars in Africa. Since the early 1990’s there has been much … Continue reading

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Africans care about jobs; non-Africans care about institutions?

There’s a lot of chatter in the blogosphere about Westerners’ perceptions of Africa, and how poorly they align with Africans’ own views of the challenges their societies face. This week I’m in Oxford, for the annual conference on “Economic Development … Continue reading

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The 2012 CSAE Conference

The 2012 CSAE Conference begins tomorrow at St. Catherine’s College, here in Oxford. The conference is probably the largest annual gathering of economists working on Africa. There will be an impressive array of speakers at the conference, including Stefan Dercon, … Continue reading

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Introducing the CSAE Blog

Welcome to the first post on the Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE) blog. This is our first foray into the blogosphere, and while my job with this preliminary post should be to entice you to keep an … Continue reading

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