7 episodes

This series focuses on the work of The Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE) - an economic research centre within the Department of Economics at Oxford University. These short talks look at specific research topics within the CSAE and are aimed at people who are interested in learning more about African and other world Economies such as Latin America. CSAE researchers often use unique data which give them unrivaled insight into the underlying issues. The resulting policy recommendations address questions in the economic and political spheres as well as in civil society in developing countries.

Centre for the Study of African Economies - Seminars & Workshops Oxford University

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This series focuses on the work of The Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE) - an economic research centre within the Department of Economics at Oxford University. These short talks look at specific research topics within the CSAE and are aimed at people who are interested in learning more about African and other world Economies such as Latin America. CSAE researchers often use unique data which give them unrivaled insight into the underlying issues. The resulting policy recommendations address questions in the economic and political spheres as well as in civil society in developing countries.

    1. Research on Urban Mass Housing

    1. Research on Urban Mass Housing

    Paul Collier (Director, CSAE) provides a general background and aims for the 'Research on Urban Mass Housing' workshop, CSAE, 2012. The Research on Urban Mass Housing workshop ( http://www.oxiged.ox.ac.uk/index.php/events/urban-mass-housing was held by CSAE ( http://www.csae.ox.ac.uk/ ) at St Catherine's College, Oxford, 26/27 March 2012. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

    • 6 min
    2. Housing the Kenyan urban population: Challenges and policy options

    2. Housing the Kenyan urban population: Challenges and policy options

    Eric Aligula (Kenyan Institute for Public Policy Research) provides a summary of the paper he presented at the 'Research on Urban Mass Housing' workshop, CSAE, 2012. The Research on Urban Mass Housing workshop ( http://www.oxiged.ox.ac.uk/index.php/events/urban-mass-housing was held by CSAE ( http://www.csae.ox.ac.uk/ ) at St Catherine's College, Oxford, 26/27 March 2012. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

    • 4 min
    3. What can we learn from history?

    3. What can we learn from history?

    Dr Tim Leunig (Department of Economic History, London School of Economics) provides a summary of his presentation at the 'Research on Urban Mass Housing' workshop, CSAE, 2012. The Research on Urban Mass Housing workshop ( http://www.oxiged.ox.ac.uk/index.php/events/urban-mass-housing was held by CSAE ( http://www.csae.ox.ac.uk/ ) at St Catherine's College, Oxford, 26/27 March 2012. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

    • 8 min
    4. Living conditions, rents and their determinants in the slums of Nairobi and Dakar

    4. Living conditions, rents and their determinants in the slums of Nairobi and Dakar

    Sumila Gulyani (World Bank) provides a summary of the paper she presented during the 'Research on Urban Mass Housing' workshop, CSAE, 2012. The Research on Urban Mass Housing workshop ( http://www.oxiged.ox.ac.uk/index.php/events/urban-mass-housing was held by CSAE ( http://www.csae.ox.ac.uk/ ) at St Catherine's College, Oxford, 26/27 March 2012. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

    • 9 min
    5. Scaling up housing finance in Africa

    5. Scaling up housing finance in Africa

    Maria Hoek-Smit (Wharton) provides a summary of her presentation at the 'Research on Urban Mass Housing' workshop, CSAE, 2012. The Research on Urban Mass Housing workshop ( http://www.oxiged.ox.ac.uk/index.php/events/urban-mass-housing was held by CSAE ( http://www.csae.ox.ac.uk/ ) at St Catherine's College, Oxford, 26/27 March 2012. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

    • 7 min
    6. Housing policy in Latin America: Ten myths

    6. Housing policy in Latin America: Ten myths

    Alan Gilbert (University College, London) provides a summary of the paper he presented at the 'Research on Urban Mass Housing' workshop, CSAE, 2012. The Research on Urban Mass Housing workshop ( http://www.oxiged.ox.ac.uk/index.php/events/urban-mass-housing was held by CSAE ( http://www.csae.ox.ac.uk/ ) at St Catherine's College, Oxford, 26/27 March 2012. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

    • 10 min

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