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April 15, 2009
Shantayanan Devarajan, Chief Economist of the World Bank's Africa Region, talks about the opportunities and challenges facing private sector development in Africa and the critical role of the government.
January 15, 2009
What will it take to eliminate poverty in Africa? Shantayanan Devarajan, chief economist of the World Bank Africa Region, identifies key opportunities and challenges for development.
December 15, 2008
Is Africa immune to volatility in the global financial system? Sawa Nakagawa describes the risks to African private equity posed by the financial crisis as well as opportunity for future investment.
October 15, 2008
Winner, Study Tour Paper Competition: What happens when oil money dries up? Students on the Chazen Study Tour to Dubai in Spring 2008 learn about efforts to diversify oasis economies reliant on oil and gas.
August 15, 2008
Social entrepreneurs at the 2008 African Economic Forum Panel discuss business strategies for alleviating poverty, creating infrastructure, and building teamwork and leadership capacity among people in Africa.
April 09, 2008
R. Seetharaman, CEO of Doha Bank, discusses the forces driving change in global banking and how financial services can promote environmental sustainability.
December 27, 2007
While a diamond might be forever, the diamond cartel clearly is not. Kartik Dharmadhikari traces the evolution of this controversial industry.
September 14, 2007
While corruption is not exclusive to Africa, the problem remains particularly acute across much of the continent.
April 09, 2007
With the increasing liberalization of markets in developing countries, billions of aspiring poor are joining the global economy for the first time, presenting tremendous opportunities and daunting challenges for firms.