Economic Growth and Financial Markets
- Chair: Victor Murinde, Director African Development Institute, African Development Bank
- Paper 1 - Recent African Growth: What Changed, What's Matter? - Abdoul Mijiyawa, African Centre for Economic Transformatiom, Accra, Ghana
Discussant: Samuel Mwakubo, Research Manager, African Economic Research Consortium, Nairobi, Kenya
- Paper 2 - Econometric Determinants of Liquidity of the Bond Market: Case Study of South Africa - Sylvanus Ihenyeni Ikhide and Forget Mingiri Kapingura, Department of Economics, University of Fort Hare, East London, South Africa.
Discussant: Elvis Mtonga, Economic Affairs Officer, MAS, EDND, UNECA
- Paper 3 - FDI and Financial Market Development in Africa - Issouf Soumare, Isaac Otchere and Pierre Yourougou, Sprott School of Business, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada./ Laval University
Discussant: Omneia Helmy, Deputy Director for research, ECES, Egypt