Apr 11, 2014 | 11:00—12:30
Jun 8–9, 2017
The Young Scholars Initiative and the University of the Free State, SA, invite young scholars to attend the first YSI Africa conference.
Sep 3, 2019
A meeting hosted by INET’s Commission on Global Economic Transformation (CGET) and Oxfam Strategic Dialogue at the WEF Africa meeting
Apr 22, 2017
Workshop of the YSI Africa Working Group
Transformation économique et développement durable en AfriqueConference
Interroger les modèles de développement
Jan 30, 2020
An event for INET’s Commission on Global Economic Transformation
Nov 13–15, 2017
The Young Scholars Initiative will be hosting a group of young scholars to attend the meetings and discussions in and around UNCTAD International Debt Management Conference of 2017.
Aug 16–18, 2018
Young Scholars based in Africa are invited to convene in Harare, Zimbabwe. The event serves to strengthen the African network of new economic thinkers pursuing a new economic paradigm. Attendees will be able to attend the annual conference of the Zimbabwe Historical Association in the same trip.
1st GLOBELICS pre-Conference for Young Scholars
Workshop Series on Financing of Innovation and Infrastructure for Development
Oct 23, 2018
The YSI Economics of Innovation, Economic Development and Africa Working Groups, in partnership with Global Network for Economics of Learning, Innovation and Competence Building Systems (GLOBELICS), Globelics Alumni, are organizing the 1st GLOBELICS Pre-Conference for Young Scholars entitled ‘Financing of Innovation and Infrastructure for Development’.
Economics and the Development of Africa
YSI Workshop @ 13th Annual Meeting of the African Economic History Network
Oct 13, 2018
The YSI Africa Working Group is convening in Bologna, Italy in conjunction with the 13th Annual Meeting of the African Economic History Network. Our meeting in Bologna follows what promises to be a successful convention in August 2018 at the YSI Africa Convening in Harare, Zimbabwe. The YSI Africa Working Group is committed to continuing important conversations about how economic history can contribute to the study of development of Africa. We are particularly interested in thinking about the types of new approaches to the study of economics and economic history.
Mar 6, 2019
The Nobel laureate economist discusses how an activist government is needed to tackle problems like climate change
Oct 29, 2015
A combination of leeway within the government and constitutional immunity during incumbency enables office holders to abuse their budget at will, which in turn creates a crisis of growth in Africa, relative to other parts of the world.
Working Paper Series
Frequent civil conflicts in African countries may erode national identity, thus highlighting a reason why civil conflict is costly for growth and development
The purpose of this Chartbook is to present a summary of evidence about changes in economic inequality – primarily income, earnings, and wealth – for 25 countries covering a 100 year period from 1911 to 2010.