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BRIEF

Office of Chief Economist in the Africa Region (AFRCE)

October 20, 2014

The Office of Chief Economist in the Africa Region (AFRCE) seeks to bring the best possible knowledge to bear on policy and institutional reforms in Sub-Saharan Africa. It produces and oversees the production of research articles and reports on the most pressing development issues facing the continent.  It also guides the production and implementation of the World Bank’s strategy of assistance for the Africa Region.

One of its most important functions is to foster a community of economists interested in Sub-Saharan Africa, within the World Bank and in the continent.

Initiatives

Research

The following pieces of research are sponsored by the Office of Chief Economist in the Africa Region.

FY12

Project ID

Title

TTL

P118251

African Success Stories (P118251)

Punam Chuhan-Pole

P118481

A Study Of Cargo Delays and Logistics
Costs in SSA (P118481)

Gael J. R. F. Raballand

P119462

Impact of fuel price distortion to transport costs and economic growth in Africa (P119462)

Fang Xu

P119597

Financing Africa: Through the Crisis and Beyond (P119597)

Samuel Munzele Maimbo

P123082

ICT Transformation in Africa (P123082)

Timothy John Charles Kelly

P124924

Harmonized Data in AFR (P124924)

Andrew L. Dabalen


FY13

Project ID

Title

TTL

P108228

Improving Skills Development in the informal sector: strategies for SSA (P108228)

Setareh Razmara


Researchers