Conferences

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:

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:

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:

July 2012, Kampala, Uganda.
17th Annual Conference of the AES on Econometric Analysis and Policy Challenges in Africa

Hosted at the Imperial Royale Hotel, Kampala, Uganda.
Keynote speakers:

July 2011, Nairobi, Kenya.
16th Annual Conference of the AES on Econometric Modelling for Africa

Hosted at the Kenya School of Monetary Studies, Nairobi, Kenya.
Keynote speakers:

July 2010, Cairo, Egypt.
15th Annual Conference of the AES on Econometric Modelling for Africa

Hosted by the Department of Economics at the American University in Cairo - New campus of the America University in Cairo.
Keynote speakers:

July 2009, Abuja, Nigeria.
14th Annual Conference of the AES on Econometric Modelling for Africa

Hosted by the Centre for Econometrics and Allied Research (CEAR), University of Ibadan and the Nigerian Econometric Society - Sheraton Hotel, Abuja.
Keynote speakers:

July 2008, Pretoria, South Africa.
13th Annual Conference of the AES on Econometric Modelling for Africa

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)
July 2007, Cape Town, South Africa.
12th Annual Conference on Econometric Modelling for Africa

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)
July 2004, Cape Town, South Africa.
9th Annual Conference on Econometric Modelling for Africa

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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