Plenary Sessions:

The Plenary Sessions will be broadcast live on the internet. These recordings will also be available to view after the event.

Plenary 1: 'What has economics to say about institutions for growth?'

  • Alemayehu Seyoum Taffesse, IFPRI
  • Nicholas Cheeseman, University of Oxford
  • Jakob Svensson, Stockholm University
  • Stefan Dercon, DFID and University of Oxford
  • Chair: Stefan Dercon, DFID and University of Oxford

Plenary 2, Keynote Speech: 'Growth and Poverty Revisited'.

After Dinner Speech: 'Gender and Economic Development in Africa: The Role of African Women Economists'

  • Elizabeth Asiedu, University of Kansas

Plenary 3: 'The economics of Africa: Question Time', incorporating 'The Oxford Companion to the Economics of Africa' launch.

  • Shantayanan Devarajan, The World Bank
  • Ravi Kanbur, Cornell University
  • Elizabeth Asiedu, University of Kansas
  • Ernest Aryeety, University of Ghana
  • Chair: Francis Teal, University of Oxford