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The Econometric Society Africa Region hosts an annual conference, usually in July. Information about upcoming conferences and conferences held in the recent past are summarised below.

June 29 – July 1, 2017, Algiers, Algeria
2017 Africa Meeting of the Econometric Society 

Hosted by the Bank of Algeria
Invited speakers:
Philippe Aghion (Harvard University and College de France)
Raouf Boucekkine (Aix-Marseille School of Economics)
Jean-Charles Rochet (University of Zurich)
Bernard Salanié (Columbia University)
Jean Tirole (Toulouse School of Economics, 2014 Nobel Prize)

26 – 28 July 2016, Kruger National Park, South Africa
2016 Africa Meeting of the Econometric Society 

Hosted by the University of Pretoria, South Africa
Invited speakers:
Richard Blundell (University College London and Institute for Fiscal Studies, London)
Stephen Turnovsky  (University of Washington and Victoria University of Wellington, NZ)
Eddie Dekel (Northwestern University and Tel Aviv University)

22 – 24 July 2015, Lusaka, Zambia
2015 Annual Conference and Training Workshop of the Econometric Society Africa Region

Hosted by the University of Zambia, Lusaka
Invited speakers:
Manuel Arellano
Christopher Udry
Yaw Nyarko 

16 – 18 July 2014, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
2014 Annual Conference of the Econometric Society Africa Region

Hosted by the Ethiopian Economics Association, EEA Building, Addis Ababa.
Keynote speakers:
Shiferaw Gurmu 
Justin Yifu Lin
Christopher Udry

July 2013, Accra, Ghana.
18th Annual Conference of the AES on Econometric Analysis and Policy Challenges in Africa

Hosted at the La Palm Royale Hotel, Accra, Ghana.
Keynote speakers:
Lemma Senbet
Joon Y. Park
Yoosoon Chang
Yaw Nyarko
Augustin Fosu
Hon Seth Emmanuel Terkper

Hosted at the Imperial Royale Hotel, Kampala, Uganda.
Keynote speakers:
Kaddour Hadri
Victor Murinde
Pravin Trivedi
Elizabeth Asiedu
Rabah Arezki

Hosted at the Kenya School of Monetary Studies, Nairobi, Kenya.
Keynote speakers:
Professor Jushan Bai
Professor Nour Meddahi
Professor Abhijit V. Banerjee
Professor Kaddour Hadri

Hosted by the Department of Economics at the American University in Cairo - New campus of the America University in Cairo.
Keynote speakers:
Karim Abadir Imperial College London)
Yacine Aït-Sahalia (Princeton University)
Mahmoud El-Gamal(Rice University)
Kaddour Hadri(Queen’s University, Belfast)
Karl-Goran Maler(Beijer International Institute of Ecological Economics)>
John Moore(Edinburgh University and London School of Economics)
Franco Peracchi(Tor Vergata University, Rome)

Hosted by the Centre for Econometrics and Allied Research (CEAR), University of Ibadan and the Nigerian Econometric Society - Sheraton Hotel, Abuja.
Keynote speakers:
Richard Blundell (University College London)
Jan Kiviet (University of Amsterdam)
Yaw Nyarko (New York University)

Hosted by the Department of Eonomics, University of Pretoria - Main campus, University of Pretoria.
Keynote speakers:
Badi Baltagi (Syracuse University)
Hashem Pesaran (University of Cambridge)
Stephen Hall (University of Leicester)

Hosted by Economic Research Southern Africa (ERSA) and the School of Economics, University of Cape Town - Southern Sun Cape Sun Hotel, Cape Town.
Keynote speakers:
Soren Johansen (University of Copenhagen)
Katarina Juselius (University of Copenhagen)
Stephen Bond (Nuffield College and Institute for Fiscal Studies, London)
Marcel Fafchamps (Oxford University)

July 2006, Dakar, Senegal.
11th Annual Conference on Econometric Modelling for Africa
Hosted by the United Nations Institute for Economic Development and Planning (UN-IDEP), Dakar, Senegal.
Keynote speakers:
Stephen Hall (University of Leicester)
Kaddour Hadri (University of Liverpool)
Diery Seck (UN-IDEP)

July 2005, AERC, Nairobi, Kenya.
10th Annual Conference on Econometric Modelling for Africa
Hosted by the African Economic Research Consortium (AERC), Nairobi Kenya.
Keynote speakers:
Arnold Zellner (University of Chicago)
Stephen Hall (University of Leicester)

Hosted by the School of Economics, University of Cape Town in association with Investec and the AERC.
Keynote speakers:
Sam Bowles (Santa Fé Institute)
Chris Udry (Yale)
Duncan Thomas (UCLA)

July 2003, Stellenbosch, South Africa.
8th Annual Conference on Econometric Modelling for Africa
Hosted by the Department of Economics at the University of Stellenbosch.
Keynote speakers:
Adrian Pagan (Australian National University)
John Muellbauer (Oxford University)

July 2002, Kruger National Park, South Africa
7th Annual Conference on Econometric Modelling for Africa
Hosted by the Department of Economics, University of Pretoria - Berg-en-Dal Camp, Kruger National Park.
Keynote speakers:
Peter Phillips (Yale)
Peter Pauly (University of Toronto)
Stephen Hall (University of Leicester)

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