APORDE was created in 2007 at the initiative of Nicolas Pons-Vignon (then at IFAS, now at Wits University) and Nimord …
APORDE will feature leading international and African economists to lead discussions and share their views on economic development and industrialisation …
APORDE is supported by the Department of Trade and Industry and the Industrial Development Corporation; both crucially involved in economic development, with an …
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Dear APORDE ALUMNI,
We would like to announce that the fifteenth edition of the African Programme on Rethinking Development Economics (APORDE) is currently CLOSED.
Thandika Mkandawire Prize for Outstanding Scholarship in African Political Economy and Economic Development and Prize for Young Scholars
The African Programme on Rethinking Development Economics (APORDE) and the South African Research Chair in Industrial Development (SARChI Industrial Development) would like to announce that we are awarding the 2021 Prize for Young Scholars to Julia Ngozi Chukwuma from Nigeria, for her paper ‘The political economy of health system reform in Nigeria: a National Health Act for universal health coverage in Nigeria?’…..
Over the two weeks, leading academics, policy makers and civil society representatives from Africa, Asia and Latin America explore alternatives to mainstream thinking on development issues, in a manner that promotes original thinking.
Participants receive intensive high-level training and interact with some of the best development economists in the world, as well as with their peers from around the world.
the study of how people use resources and respond to incentives, or the study of decision-making. It often involves topics …Learn More
is the development of financial capitalism during the period from 1980 until 2010, in which debt-to-equity ratios increased and financial …Learn More
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The industrial policy of a country, sometimes denoted IP, is its official strategic effort to encourage the development and growth of part …Learn More
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Speakers: Christopher Cramer and Nicolas Pons-Vignon Lecture topic: Critical perspectives on development economics
Speaker: Rashmi Banga Lecture topic: South-South digital cooperation for industrialisation and regional integration
Speaker: Ha-Joon Chang Lecture topic: Bringing production back into development: The role of industrial policy
Speaker: Fiona Tregenna Lecture topic: Structural change and deindustrialisation
Speaker: Julia Chukwuma Lecture topic: The political economy of health system reform in Nigeria: A National Health Act for universal health coverage in Nigeria Julia Chukwunda is the 2021 Recipient of the Thandika Mkandawire Young Scholars Prize in African Political Economy and Development Economics
Speaker: Mushtaq Khan Lecture topic: Governance, democracy and economic development