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The Welfare Impact of the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA)

Join our Alumni Thought Leadership Network event with Prof Charles Adjasi

Facilitated by the USB Alumni Ghana Chapter

Book now for this insightful session with Prof Charles Adjasi and host Dr Geraldine Abaidoo of the Ghana Chapter, where they will explore the welfare impact that the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) has on the continent. The session precedes the University of Stellenbosch Business School Information Session with Dr Jako Volschenk and Prof Meshach Aziakpono, which is scheduled for 18:00 on the same day.

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Date:                  Thursday, 26 August 2021

Time:                17:00 – 18:00 (CAT)

Enquiries:         Lizelle Kannemeyer | [email protected]

Would you also like to attend the Ghana Information Session at 18:00 with Dr Jako Volschenk?

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ABOUT THE SPEAKERS

Prof Charles Adjasi

Professor of Development Finance and Economics at the University of Stellenbosch Business School

Charles KD Adjasi is Professor of Development Finance and Economics at USB, and an Adjunct Professor at Department of Economics Econometrics and Finance at University of Groningen. He was previously a Senior Lecturer at the University of Ghana.

He has been a Visiting Scholar at the IMF, consulted for World Bank, UNCTAD, AU, and Copenhagen Consensus. He was a Resource Person on an AERC Collaborative Project on Financial Sector Development and Financial Inclusion in Africa 2017-2019. He is an AFREXIM Bank Research Fellow.

His research focus is in the areas of capital flow, financial markets, MSME productivity and household welfare. He also works on issues around the development impact of macroeconomic policy interventions and international trade policy. He has published widely in journals of international repute. He has authored 4 monographs and 5 book chapters.

 

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