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Aporde 2020 Applications

THE AFRICAN PROGRAMME ON RETHINKING DEVELOPMENT
ECONOMICS (APORDE): VIRTUAL PUBLIC SEMINAR SERIES


APORDE is hosting five virtual seminars in 2020 covering a range of topics on economic development in Africa.
These public seminars bring together a range of African and international speakers who have been
researching and working on economic development. The seminars include discussion on the impact of COVID-
19 and responses to the pandemic, which will have a long term impact on Africa’s growth trajectory.
The seminars will be held on Zoom. Click on the meeting link to RSVP or email Rozale@tips.org.za to get
meeting details.

1. Alice Amsden Memorial Lecture
Speaker: Carlos Lopes
Topic: The Latest of the Late: Industrialization in Africa
Date: Monday 31 August 2020
Time: 14h30 – 15:45
TO REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT CLICK HERE
2. Book Launch Event: African Economic Development – Evidence, Theory, Policy
Speakers: Chris Cramer, John Sender and Arkebe Oqubay
Discussant: Lumkile Mondi
Date: Tuesday 1 September 2020
Time: 14:30 – 15:45
TO REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT – CLICK HERE
3. Africa’s economic responses to the Covid-19 pandemic
Speakers: Busi Sibeko, Léonce Ndikumana and Duma Gqubule
Date: Wednesday 2 September 2020
Time: 14h30 – 15:45
TO REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT – CLICK HERE
4. Social policy responses to the Covid-19 pandemic
Speakers: Jayati Ghosh, Ruth Castel-Branco and Kate Philip
Date: Monday 7 September 2020
Time: 14h30 – 15:45
TO REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT – CLICK HERE
5. Income Inequality: A binding constraint
Speakers: Gabriel Palma, Neva Makgetla and Basani Baloyi
Date: Tuesday 8 September 2020
Time: 15h30 – 17:30
TO REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT – CLICK HERE

About the APORDE programme: APORDE is a two-week high-level annual seminar that
brings together academics, policy-makers and civil society representatives to investigate
economic development options. It is aimed at building capacity in the South, particularly in
Africa and founded on the need to broaden perspectives on development thinking and
policymaking.

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