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A Talk With Alemayehu Seyoum Taffesse

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Dr. Alemayehu Seyoum Taffesse (IFRPI, Ethiopia) at NYU Africa House My good friend and colleague gave a great talk the other day.  It was on aspirations.  His basic argument is that there is something called “aspirations” that people have in their heads.  Their work effort depends upon the level of these aspirations.  The aspirations can be […]

A Discussion on the 2012 African Economic Outlook

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September 27, 2012 A Discussion on the 2012 African Economic Outlook Special Theme: Promoting Youth Employment Featuring Dr. Mthuli Ncube,Vice President and Chief Economist of the African Development Bank 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm 14A Washington Mews Chief Economist of the African Development Bank Dr. Mthuli Ncube analyzed the data procured in the 2012 African […]