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20/10/2016

Africa Economic Brief - Moving towards a green productive agriculture in Africa: The role of ICTs (399 kB)

20/10/2016

Africa Economic Brief - Korean Experiences in Agricultural Development and Policy Proposals for Structural Transformation of African Agriculture and Rural Space (STAARS) (289 kB)

14/09/2016

Economic Brief - A défis communs, solutions communes : resoudre la question de l’emploi en Europe et en Afrique du Nord (1.0 MB)

13/09/2016

Africa Economic Brief - Chinese Special Economic Zones: Lessons for Africa (596 kB)

03/08/2016

Africa Economic Brief - The role of road networks in addressing fragility and building resilience (287 kB)

03/08/2016

Africa Economic Brief – Sources of gender productivity differentials in Africa: A cross-country comparison (566 kB)

03/08/2016

Africa Economic Brief - Gender equality in agriculture: What are really the benefits for sub-Saharan Africa? (445 kB)

09/06/2016

The Africa Infrastructure Development Index (AIDI) 2016 (1.4 MB)

21/04/2016

Africa Economic Brief - Why Africa Needs Green Bonds (151 kB)

19/02/2016

Africa Economic Brief - Why and when to introduce a single currency in ECOWAS (282 kB)

12/01/2016

Africa Economic Brief - The Challenge of Job Creation in Nigeria (1.1 MB)

18/12/2015

Regional Integration Brief - Tanzania’s seaports and transport corridors as development opportunity for east and southern Africa (877 kB)

15/12/2015

Africa Economic Brief - Closing South Africa’s High-Skilled Worker Gap: Higher Education Challenges and Pathways (1.0 MB)

11/11/2015

Southern Africa Quarterly Report 3rd Quarter -2014 - Issue No.14 (4.8 MB)

23/10/2015

Africa Economic Brief - Financing for innovation: what can be done for African SMEs? (246 kB)

19/10/2015

Africa Economic Brief - The Banking System in Africa: Main Facts and Challenges (455 kB)

06/10/2015

Africa Economic Brief - Modélisation du choc pétrolier de 2014 dans les pays importateurs de pétrole en Afrique du Nord (190 kB)

10/08/2015

West Africa Monitor Quarterly – Issue 7 (3.8 MB)

10/06/2015

Africa Economic Brief - Understanding South Africa’s current account deficit: The role of foreign direct investment income (1.1 MB)

30/04/2015

West Africa Monitor Quarterly – Issue 6 (4.6 MB)

07/04/2015

Economic Brief - Innovation and Productivity : Empirical Analysis for North African Countries (327 kB)

07/04/2015

Economic Brief - Regional integration in South-East Asia : lessons for the southern Mediterranean Countries (1.6 MB)

07/04/2015

Economic Brief - Global Value Chain Development and Structural Transformation in Nigeria (379 kB)

23/03/2015

Economic Brief - Taking Africa's Irregular Migrants into Account Trends Challenges and Policy Options (739 kB)

19/03/2015

Africa Economic Brief - Trade Finance in Africa: Letters of Credit (741 kB)

19/03/2015

Africa Economic Brief - The Trade Finance Market in Africa (677 kB)

27/02/2015

West Africa Monitor Quarterly – Issue 5 (6.2 MB)

04/12/2014

Economic Brief - Rendre efficient le fonctionnement des marchés interbancaires dans la zone FCFA (154 kB)

21/11/2014

West Africa Monitor Quarterly - Issue 4 (4.6 MB)

13/11/2014

Economic Brief - Promoting crisis-resilient growth in North Africa (1.6 MB)