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Session 2.4: Macroeconomic policies for inclusive development

Room: Conference room 6

Chair: Angela Lusigi, Strategic Advisor, UNDP

Paper presenters:  

  • Optimal monetary policy with output and asset price volatility in an open economy: Evidence from Kenya

Peter Wamalwa, Central Bank of Kenya, Kenya

Discussant:  Taiwo Ojapinwa, University of Lagos, Nigeria

  • Is there Causal Association between Exchange Rate and Inflation in Africa? A Panel Granger Causality Analysis

Mamo Girma, Addis Ababa Science & Technology University, Ethiopia

Discussant: Admit Wondifraw Zerihun, AfDB

  • Financial repression in Sudan

Saswan Abdul-Jalil, University of Khartoum, Sudan

Discussant: Fatou Leigh, UNDP

“Poor Governance and lack of public accountability have always been among the main causes hindering Africa’s structural transformation.” – Akinwumi Adesina, AfDB President

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