ACRIA 6

1-3 July 2015 - Lagos, Nigeria

Theme: Investment and Competitiveness in Africa

The Sixth Annual Conference on Regional Integration in Africa (ACRIA 6) was held in Lagos, Nigeria, 1-3 July 2015. It was jointly organized by:

  • The Center for Research on Political Economy (CREPOL), Dakar
  • The West African Institute for Financial and Economic Management (WAIFEM), Lagos
  • The West African Monetary Agency (WAMA), Freetown
  • The West African Monetary Institute (WAMI), Accra.

The theme of the three-day conference was “Investment and Competitiveness in Africa”. The goal of the conference was to organize a forum for presentation of scientific papers and discussion on the policy implications of their findings in support of the regional integration agenda. The Conference facilitates a direct debate between researchers from Africa and the Diaspora, and senior national and regional policymakers. Find below the abstracts and the presentations of the sixth edition of ACRIA

Abstracts

  1. AFRICA’S COMPETITIVENES: THE ROLE OF ECONOMIC INTEGRATION AND INTRA REGIONAL TRADE
  2. Boosting investment for transformative growth and competitiveness in African economies: A review of
  3. Corruption, Governance and Africa’s Competitiveness: Evidence from West Africa
  4. Does Market Size Explain Foreign Direct Investment Flows to Sub-Sahara Africa?
  5. Effects of Agricultural Aid on Food Security
  6. Financial Development and the Diffusion of Technologies under Uncertainty in Africa
  7. Financial Development, Trade Costs and Bilateral Trade: Connecting the Nexus in ECOWAS
  8. Financing the Demand and Supply of Affordable Housing
  9. Globalization versus Disintegration: The Travails of Regional Integration Agenda in West Africa
  10. Investment frictions in Africa: identifying the structural and institutional determinants
  11. Investment, Competiveness and Trade in West Africa
  12. Is Regional Integration Beneficial For Agricultural Productivity in Sub-Saharan Africa? The Case of 
  13. PHYSICAL INVESTMENT, HEALTH INVESTMENT AND ECONOMIC COMPETITIVENESS IN AFRICA
  14. The Political Economy of Regional Inequalities in the WAMZ: Integrating Economic Governance and the 
  15. Trade and Foreign Direct Investment nexus in West Africa: Does Export Category Matter?
  16. Upgrading in value chain: the case of sub-Saharan African countries

Présentations

Africa’s Competitiveness: The Role of Economic Integration and Intra Regional Trade Africa’s Competitiveness: The Role of Economic Integration and Intra Regional Trade (239 KB)

Boosting Investment for Transformative Growth and Competitiveness Boosting Investment for Transformative Growth and Competitiveness (387 KB)

Financial Development, Trade Costs and Bilateral Trade_WAIFEM_ACRIA Financial Development, Trade Costs and Bilateral Trade_WAIFEM_ACRIA (313 KB)

Globalisation Vs Disintegration Globalisation Vs Disintegration (2123 KB)

HOUSING MARKET DYNAMICS IN AFRICA HOUSING MARKET DYNAMICS IN AFRICA (2542 KB)

Investment, Competiveness and Trade in West Africa Investment, Competiveness and Trade in West Africa (1128 KB)

Is Regional Integration Beneficial For Agricultural Productivity in Sub-Saharan Africa ? The Case of Is Regional Integration Beneficial For Agricultural Productivity in Sub-Saharan Africa ? The Case of (295 KB)

PHYSICAL INVESTMENT, HEALTH INVESTMENT AND ECONOMIC COMPETITIVENESS IN AFRICA PHYSICAL INVESTMENT, HEALTH INVESTMENT AND ECONOMIC COMPETITIVENESS IN AFRICA (133 KB)

PUBLIC INVESTMENT AND COMPETITIVENESS IN ECOWAS PUBLIC INVESTMENT AND COMPETITIVENESS IN ECOWAS (187 KB)

REGIONAL DISPARITIES IN THE WAMZ: INTEGRATING THE ROLE OF MARKET POTENTIAL AND STRUCTURAL CHANGE REGIONAL DISPARITIES IN THE WAMZ: INTEGRATING THE ROLE OF MARKET POTENTIAL AND STRUCTURAL CHANGE (3350 KB)

Structural and institutional determinants of investment activity in Africa Structural and institutional determinants of investment activity in Africa (424 KB)

Trade and Foreign Direct Investment nexus in West Africa: Does export categories matter? Trade and Foreign Direct Investment nexus in West Africa: Does export categories matter? (519 KB)

Upgrading in value chain: the case of sub-Saharan African countries Upgrading in value chain: the case of sub-Saharan African countries (405 KB)


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