2023 Africa Meeting of the Econometric Society, Nairobi, Kenya (Hybrid)

2023 Africa Meeting of the Econometric Society (HYBRID)
June 1-3, 2023

The 2023 Africa Meeting of the Econometric Society (AFES 2023) will be hosted by The African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) in Nairobi, Kenya from June 1 to 3, 2023.

Website: https://aercafrica.org/events/the-2023-africa-meeting-of-the-econometric-society-afes-2023/

Alternative Websitehttps://www.africaeconometricsociety.com/conferences

Please direct questions to [email protected] for more information or visit the conference website https://aercafrica.org/

Confirmed Keynote Speakers
Daron Acemoglu (MIT)
Ernest Aryeetey (The African Research Universities Alliance, Univ. of Ghana)
Esther Duflo (MIT), Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel, 2019.
Nathan Nunn (University of British Colombia)
James Robinson (University of Chicago)
Kevin Chuka Urama (African Development Bank), Vice President/Chief Economist
Léonard Wantchekon (Princeton University)

Programme Chair: Théophile Azomahou (AERC)
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Organizing Committee: Théophile Azomahou (AERC), Senvy Maistry (AERC), Dianah Muchai (AERC), Lucy Odhiambo (AERC), Daniel Njiru (AERC), Eleni Yitbarek (University of Pretoria), Anthony Simpasa (AfDB), Hammed Amusa (AfDB).

Econometric Society Africa Region's Young Economist Best Paper Award.
The winner of the competition for the best paper from young economists for papers presented in the contributed sessions at the conference will be announced during the general assembly at the conference. The main target of the award is young scholars from underfunded institutions especially Africa based young scholars. For co-authored papers, the program committee will ensure that the candidate is the major contributor to the paper. The price will consist of 500 USD minimum, and the recipient's enrolment in the AERC attachment programme (https://aercafrica.org/attachment-programmes/). 

Contact: For further information, please contact the conference coordinator at [email protected]

Full Programme Committee: Njuguna Ndung’u (AERC), Théophile Azomahou (AERC), Abebe Shimeles (AERC), Yaw Nyarko (New York University), Prosper Dovonon (Concordia University), Eleni Yitbarek (University of Pretoria), Dianah Muchai (AERC), Scholastica Odhiambo (AERC), Mark Korir (AERC), Victor Murinde (SOAS University of London), Andy Mckay (University of Sussex), Bernadette Dia Kamgnia, (CAPEC), Finn Tarp (University of Copenhagen), Leonce Ndikumana (University of Massachusetts Amherst), Hammed Amusa (AfDB), Francis Leni Anguyo (AfDB), Alexandre Kopoin (AfDB), Lacina Balma (AfDB), Dawit Tessema (AfDB), Adamon Mukasa (AfDB), Andinet Woldemichael (AfDB), Anthony Simpasa (AfDB), Abdoulaye Seck (University Cheikh Anta Diop), Wisdom Akpalu (Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration), Abbi M. Kedir (University of Sheffield), Victor Okoruwa (University of Ibadan), Issouf Soumaré (Université Laval), Rodney Smith (University of Maryland), Olawale Ogunkola (University of Ibadan), Romain Houssa (University of Namur), Alastaire Alinsato (University of Abomey-Calavi), Pierre Mohnen (UNU-MERIT), James Robinson (University of Chicago), Beatrice Kalinda Mkenda (University of Dar es Salaam School of Economics), Justice Nonvignon (Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, AU), Steve Koch (University of Pretoria), Mesay Gebresilasse (Amherst College), Constantine Manda (Eco. Social Research Foundation), John Ele-Ojo Ataguba (University of Cape Town), Roland Pongou (University of Ottawa), Jean-Baptiste Tondji (University of Texas Rio Grande Valley), J. Atsu Amegashie (University of Guelph), Ian Heffernan (African School of Economics), Marlene Koffi (University of Toronto), Maryse Kathleen Ngangoue (UCLA Anderson School of Management), Sophie Osotimehin (Universite du Quebec à Montreal), Kenza Benhima (University of Lausanne DEEP-HEC), Abderrahim Taamouti (University of Liverpool), Sessi Tokpavi (University of Orléans), Firmin Doko (University of Adelaide), Antoine Djogbenou (York University), Ismael Mourifie (University of Toronto), Dalia Ghanem (UC Davis), Pierre Nguimkeu (Georgia State University), Desire Kedagni (University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill), Harounan Kazianga (Oklahoma State University), Lemma W. Senbet (University at Buffalo, SUNY), Ameet Morjaria (Northwestern University).