CSAE Conference 2019: Economic Development in Africa

When: Sun, 17 Mar 2019 @ 08:30 - Tue, 19 Mar 2019

Where: St Catherine's College, Oxford

Hash Tag: #OxCSAE2019

What happened at the CSAE Conference 2019

What a fanastic few days at St Catherine's College for this year's CSAE Conference. Thank you to everyone involved, you all helped to make the event a great success. For an insider's perspective on the Conference, why not read the CSAE Conference 2019 blog? You can also still view the Conference 2019 programme online. And David Evans of CGD has done a great job here of summarising the CSAE conference papers in one or two lines each. 

Thank you to everyone who completed our feedback survey. The winner of the prize draw has now received their free CSAE water bottle. We hope to see you all again in March 2020.

CSAE Conference 2019 Keynote Speech

The Entertaining Way to Behavioral Change: Fighting HIV with MTV

Bernard Sunley Lecture Theatre
Monday 18 March, 11:30am - 1pm

Speaker: Eliana La Ferrara (Bocconi University, Milan)

CSAE Conference 2019 Panel Discussions

Opening Plenary Panel: What will automation and AI mean for the economic prospects of Africa?

Bernard Sunley Lecture Theatre
Sunday 17 March, 4:30 - 6pm

SpeakersDouglas Gollin (ODID, University of Oxford), Gaurav Nayyar (Senior Economist, World Bank); Benno Ndulu (Visiting Professor, BSG, Oxford and Professor, University Dar es Salaam), Vera Songwe (Executive Secretary, UNECA)
Moderator: Stefan Dercon (Director of CSAE and Professor of Economic Policy, Oxford)

Closing Plenary Panel: African trade in the age of global trade turbulence

Bernard Sunley Lecture Theatre
Tuesday 19 March, 4:30 - 6pm

Speakers: Emily Jones (Associate Professor, BSG, Oxford); Nick Lea (Deputy Chief Economist, DFID), Albert Zeufack (Chief Economist, World Bank, Africa)
Moderator: Stefan Dercon (Director of CSAE and Professor of Economic Policy, Oxford)

CSAE Conference 2019 Special Event

The Oxford Handbook of the Ethiopian Economy book launch

Sunday 17 March, 6 - 7pm

We are very excited to confirm that the book launch for The Oxford Handbook of the Ethiopian Economy, edited by Fantu Cheru, Christopher Cramer and Arkebe Oqubay, will take place on the opening day of the CSAE Conference 2019.

Conference Programme 2019

 The CSAE Conference programme is available to view on the 2019 conference website. Take a look at the schedule for 2019.