Organisationsprofil

Organisationsprofil

The Centre of African Economies is an interdisciplinary centre conducting research on contemporary economic dynamics in Africa, with a particular focus on:

  • the nature, pace and outcomes of capitalist transformation processes unfolding across the African continent;
  • who benefits and how those benefits are shared as well as how the distribution of economic benefits is contested and the implications for political instability;
  • linkage between the regulation of economic transactions and state formation in African countries; and
  • how commodification shapes relationships of humanitarianism and development and its impact on Africans.
Researchers at the Centre provide unique insights into these processes by applying methodologies that emphasize in-depth country knowledge as well as comparative work, and by employing both quantitative and qualitative analysis. Countries currently covered by the centre research include Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Mozambique, Somalia, and Tanzania.

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Publikationer 2010 2020

Abiy Ahmed Won the Nobel Peace Prize. Now He Needs to Earn It.

Hagmann, T. & Tronvoll, K., 17 okt. 2019, I : International New York Times.

Publikation: Bidrag til tidsskriftBidrag til avis - AvisartikelFormidling

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African-owned firms and investment in learning: Local firms in the Ethiopian floriculture export sector

Melese, A. T., 15 okt. 2019, Roskilde University. 192 s.

Publikation: Bog/antologi/afhandling/rapportPh.d.-afhandlingForskning

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Does union membership pay off?

Torm, N., okt. 2019, Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises in Vietnam. Rand, J. & Tarp, F. (red.). Oxford University Press

Publikation: Bidrag til bog/antologi/rapportBidrag til bog/antologiForskningpeer review

Projekter 2015 2021

SPIWORK: Informal Worker Organisation and Social Protection

Riisgaard, L. & Torm, N.

09/10/201709/10/2021

Projekter: ProjektForskning

Hierarchies of Rights

Buur, L., Jaime Macuane, J., Mondlane Tembe, C., Monjane, C. M., Salimo, P., Patey, L., Maganga, F., Pedersen, R. H., Mwakaje, A., Kweka, O., Sulle, E., Jacob, T. & Jarnholt, E. D.

01/01/2015 → …

Projekter: ProjektForskning

Aktiviteter 2015 2019

  • 7 Organisation og deltagelse i konference
  • 7 Foredrag og mundtlige bidrag
  • 2 Deltagelse i workshop, seminar og kursus
  • 1 Medlemskab af udvalg, råd og nævn

5th Nordic Conference on Development Research

Nina Torm (Taler), Lone Riisgaard (Taler)
27 jun. 2019

Aktivitet: Deltagelse i eller arrangering af en begivenhedOrganisation og deltagelse i konference

The Politics of Natural Resource Investments and Rights in Africa - comparative findings

Lars Buur (Oplægsholder)
30 jul. 201931 jul. 2019

Aktivitet: Tale eller præsentationForedrag og mundtlige bidrag

6th ILO Conference on Regulating for Decent Work

Nina Torm (Taler)
8 jul. 201910 jul. 2019

Aktivitet: Deltagelse i eller arrangering af en begivenhedOrganisation og deltagelse i konference

Presse/medie

Somalia connection in sugar smuggling syndicate revealed

Jacob Rasmussen

01/07/2018

1 element af Mediedækning

Presse/medie

Kenya efter valget: Kenyattas kontrolregime når nye alarmerende højder

Jacob Rasmussen & Marie Ladekjær Gravesen

04/05/2018

1 Mediebidrag

Presse/medie