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Africa Task Force Meeting, Manchester 2006

August 3, 2006

Brooks World Poverty Institute at the University of Manchester   Manchester, United Kingdom

The meeting to launch the Africa task force was held at the Brooks World Poverty Institute at the University of Manchester on August 3-4, 2006. The task force (a) laid out a policy-oriented research agenda; (b) determined what issues are to be addressed in formal papers to be written by task force members; and (c) finalized the composition of the task force.

  • Tony Addison
    Task Force Member
    Chief Economist and Deputy Director
    World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER)
    United Nations University
  • Barbara Barungi
    Task Force Member
    Regional Program Advisor
    United Nations Development Programme
  • Paul Collier
    Task Force Member
    Professor of Economics
    Oxford University
  • Stefan Dercon
    Task Force Member
    Professor, Department of Economics
    University of Oxford
  • Augustin Fosu
    Task Force Member
    Deputy Director
    United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER)
  • Eleni Gabre-Madhin
    Task Force Member
    Chief Executive Officer
    Ethiopia Commodity Exchange
  • Ato Newai Gebre-Ab
    Task Force Member
    Economic Adviser to Prime Minister;
    Government of Ethiopia
  • Aime Gogue
    Task Force Member
    Professor
    Universite de Lome Togo
  • David Hulme
    Task Force Member
    Executive Director
    Brooks World Poverty Institute
  • Ravi Kanbur
    Task Force Member
    Professor of Economics
    Cornell University
  • Aziz Khan
    Task Force Member
    Professor
    Columbia University
  • Mushtaq Khan
    Task Force Member
    Senior Professor in Economics
    The School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London
  • Brian Levy
    Task Force Member
    Advisor, Public Sector Governance
    The World Bank
  • Thandika Mkandawire
    Task Force Member
    Director
    UN Research Institute for Social Development
  • Tchetche N'guessan
    Task Force Member
    Professor
    Universite de Cocody
  • Akbar Noman
    Task Force Chair
    Senior Policy Fellow
    Initiative for Policy Dialogue (IPD)
  • Michael Nowak
    Task Force Member
    Deputy Director, African Department
    International Monetary Fund
  • John Page
    Task Force Member
    Chief Economist, Africa Region
    World Bank
  • Jean-Phillipe Platteau
    Task Force Member
    Director
    Center for Research in the Economics of Development
  • Howard Stein
    Task Force Member
    Professor, School of Public Health
    University of Michigan
  • Nicholas Stern
    Task Force Member
    Director
    Asia Research Centre
    London School of Economics
  • Joseph Stiglitz
    Task Force Chair
    Co-President
    Initiative for Policy Dialogue (IPD)
  • Tony Venables
    Task Force Member
    Professor of Economics
    University of Oxford
  • Robert Wade
    Task Force Member
    Professor of Political Economy, Development Studies Institute
    London School of Economics
  • Meles Zenawi
    Task Force Member
    Prime Minster
    Ethiopia
African Development: Dead Ends and New Beginnings (excerpt)

183kb pdf
Meles Zenawi

Africa's Recovery From Conflict: Making Peace Work for the Poor

736kb pdf
Tony Addison

Asian Industrial Development and Economic Reform in Africa

183kb pdf
Howard Stein

Building Institutions for Markets

397kb pdf
Eleni Gabre-Madhin

Building Institutions for Markets: The Challenge in the Age of Globalization

397kb pdf
Eleni Gabre-Madhin

Commission for Africa: Report and Follow-up

32kb pdf
Nicholas Stern

Economic Development As Self-Discovery

309kb pdf
Ricardo Hausmann,
Dani Rodrik

Explaining African Economic Growth: The Role of Anti-Growth Syndromes

259kb pdf
Augustin Fosu,
Stephen O'Connell

Financial Liberalization in Africa

19kb pdf
Ato Newai Gebre-Ab

Growth Diagnostics

1.57mb pdf
Ricardo Hausmann,
Dani Rodrik,
Andres Velasco

Helping Infant Economies Grow: Foundations of Trade Policies for Developing Countries

158kb pdf
Joseph Stiglitz,
Bruce Greenwald

IPD's Africa Task Force: Issues Note

34kb pdf
Joseph Stiglitz,
Akbar Noman

Opportunities and Choices

593kb pdf
Paul Collier,
Stephen O'Connell

Our Common Interest: Report of the Commission For Africa

3.44mb pdf

Policy Plus: African Growth Performance 1960-2000

678kb pdf
Benno Ndulu,
Stephen O'Connell

Scoring Millennium Goals: Economic Growth Versus The Washington Consensus

115kb pdf
Akbar Noman

State Capabilities and Institutional Reform

119kb pdf
Mushtaq Khan

State Failure in Developing Countries and Institutional Reform Strategies

291kb pdf
Mushtaq Khan

State Weakness in Developing Countries and Strategies of Institutional Reform - Operational Implications for Anti-Corruption Pol

394kb pdf
Mushtaq Khan,
Hazel Gray

United Nations University Policy Brief: Fiscal Policy for Poverty Reduction, Reconstruction and Growth

181kb pdf
Tony Addison,
Alan Roe,
Matthew Smith