Wednesday, November 6th | SPEA 212 | 3 – 5 PM
An informal talk and Q&A with Augustin Fosu, the former Deputy Director of the United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research. Augustin FOSU is currently Professor, Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER), University of Ghana. He is also honorary Research Associate, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford, UK. Other previous positions include: Director of the Economic and Social Policy Division and Senior Policy Advisor /Chief Economist, at the UN Economic Commission for Africa, Addis Ababa; Ethiopia, and Director of Research, African Economic Research Consortium, Nairobi, Kenya. He holds PhD and Master’s degrees in economics from Northwestern University, USA, and a Bachelor’s in mathematics and economics from Lawrence University, USA. Professor Fosu is co-editor of the Journal of African Economies (Oxford) and additionally serves on the editorial boards of many other journals, including: African Development Review, Feminist Economics, Journal of Development Studies, Oxford Development Studies, World Bank Economic Review, and World Development.