2008 AfDB Economic Conference
In collaboration with the UN-ECA, the African Development Bank is organizing the third African Economic Conference in Tunis, Tunisia, on 12-14 November 2008. On the theme of "Globalization, Institutions and Economic Development of Africa", the Conference will consist of plenary as well as break-out sessions. Plenary speakers will be outstanding scholars in various fields of economics invited as special guests. Break-out sessions will be based on submitted papers. The objective of the AEC 2008 is to provide a forum for the exchange of ideas among economists and policymakers with a view to improving access to information and research on economic issues and, as a consequence, the quality of economic policy-making in the region.