"On hippos, tigers, pancakes and soufflés: trends and challenges for African governance" with Prof Stefan Dercon

30 October 2017

Portrait of Professor Stefan Dercon

with Professor Stefan Dercon
Professor of Economic Policy

Stefan Dercon is Professor of Economic Policy at the Blavatnik School of Government and the Economics Department, and a Fellow of Jesus College. He is also Director of the Centre for the Study of African Economies. Between 2011 and 2017, he was Chief...

In this talk Professor Stefan Dercon, Co-Director of the Oxford Martin Programme on African Governance, will discuss some of the recent and likely demographic, economics and political trends across Africa, as well as how across countries challenges are being handled. Is Africa rising to the challenges?

By no means conclusive, the talk aims to give a flavour of the risks and opportunities for change across the continent, exploring some of the key research and policy questions at stake.