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    Attend: APORDE Course 2020

    What: African Programme on Rethinking Development Economics

    When: 30 August–11 September 2020

    Where: Johannesburg, South Africa

    African Programme on Rethinking Development Economics (APORDE) is a high-level training programme in development economics which aims to build capacity in economics and economic policy-making. The course is run for two weeks and consists of lectures and seminars taught by leading international and African economists. This call is directed at talented economists, policy makers, academics and civil society activists who, if selected, will be fully funded to participate in the course.

    APORDE will cover essential topics in development economics, including industrial policy, rural poverty, inequality and financialisation. Lectures will equip participants with key information pertaining to both mainstream and critical approaches. The programme will mostly consist of daytime lectures, while a number of shorter evening talks and debates will also be organised. 

    Benefits

    • The following costs will be covered for selected participants: flights, accommodation, conference fee and per diem

    Eligibility

    • Applicants must demonstrate first-class intellectual capacity and some prior knowledge of economics/political economy, as well as proficiency in English
    • The objective of APORDE is to attract participants from a wide range of backgrounds. However, preference will be given to persons who have demonstrated exceptional capacity in their professional experience
    • The main body of participants will be drawn from Africa, but applications are welcome from Asians, Middle Easterners and Latin Americans who have research or work experience related to Africa

    To attend and for more information, click here.

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