the CSAE Scholarship - 1999/2000 Scholar

Janvier-D. Nkurunziza

DPhil Student, St Antony's College

Janvier is the first recipient of the Oxford University CSAE Scholarship. His DPhil research topic is ‘Three Essays on Burundi's Economy'. The first two essays examine the labour market and investment finance respectively, in Burundi's manufacturing sector. The main goal is to assess Burundian firms' potential for higher competitiveness. The third essay investigates the efficiency of public relative to private firms with regard to investigate the need for privatisation and to develop a plan of action towards this end. His other research interests include the economics of parallel markets and Africa's role in the world economy.