Dr Elizabeth Nanziri
Senior Lecturer: Development Finance (+27) 21 918 4255 Email: Elizabeth.Nanziri@usb.ac.za

Dr. Nanziri is the inaugural World Bank-AERC Visiting Scholar, hosted by the World Bank’s Office of the Chief Economist, Africa Region in Washington, DC, USA. She is joining USB from the University of Oxford which she joined in 2016 as a Post-Doctoral Newton International Fellow. She holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Cape Town and a Master of Arts degree in Economic Policy and Planning from Makerere University. She is a Development Economist and her research focuses on financial sector development, financial inclusion for firms and households, remittances, agricultural policy and finance in Africa. Previously, Elizabeth served as the CEO of the South African Savings Institute, coordinating financial sector policy, practitioners, research houses and civil society on savings in South Africa. She is also the Director of the Association for the Advancement of African Women Economists (AAAWE) in South Africa. Born in Uganda and a mother of two boys, Elizabeth has lived mainly in the USA and Europe, and has trans versed more than 20 countries in Africa and Latin America.

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