The Centre for the Study of the Economies of Africa (CSEA) is a non-proﬁt think tank that conducts independent, high quality applied research on economic policy issues in Nigeria and the rest of Africa. CSEA was established in 2008 by Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, former Managing Director, World Bank, and currently Nigeria’s Coordinating Minister for the Economy and Honourable Minister of Finance.
The attainment of Nigeria’s development aspirations depend largely on the appropriateness of the economic decisions made today. Given its mono-cultural nature, the sustainability of the Nigerian economy can only be guaranteed by successful economic diversification efforts.
Poverty Reduction, Equity and Growth Network (PEGNet) 2014 Conference
PEGNet is calling for paper and project contributions for the upcoming 2014 PEGNet Conference on “Employment strategies in the Developing World - How to create sufficient, productive and decent jobs”. The conference will discuss the alarming rate of global youth unemployment and how to create jobs for developing countries.
On November 4, 2013, CSEA is hosting a Policy Dialogue in collaboration with Global Development Network (GDN) and the results for Development Institute (R4D) U.S.A titled "Making Smarter Policies-Improving Health and Education outcomes in Africa.
Oct. 8-- The Centre for the Study of Economies of Africa is organizing a roundtable on Oct. 11 to discuss how to improve female education in NIgeria. The event, scheduled for 9a.m. at Rockview Hotel, Abuja. It is part of activities to mark this year's International Day of the Girl Child, which focuses on innovating for girls' education.