ASE receives endorsements by development specialists and distinguished scholars.
Dr. David Arellano-Gault, Provost at CIDE (Mexico)
"We at CIDE are very glad to participate in this promising new relationship with ASE. We would like to learn more from the ASE experience and to strengthen our linkages with African schools, students and colleagues."
Dr. Paul Collier, Professor of Economics, Director for the Centre for the Study of African Economies at The University of Oxford
"Besides being a very distinguished economist, [Dr. Leonard Wantchekon] has a lot of practical experience on the ground... he has pioneered a lot of engagement with policy makers."
Dr. Shanta Devarajan, World Bank Chief Economist for Africa
"The ASE is uniquely poised at this point to help bolster that stock of well-trained economists who will then take the continent to the next level."
Dr. Makhtar Diop, World Bank Vice President for Africa
"This is the real thing...It is a great initiative...You can count on my full support."
The ASE gets ready for the grand opening The African School of Economics will celebrate this Friday August 29 the inauguration of the school and opening of the 2014-2015 academic year. The...
Leonard Wantchekon presents a progress report on the ASE to members of the Government of Benin in Washington DC Leonard Wantchekon, founder and director of the ASE, presented an update on the ASE academic project to a delegation of the government of Benin in a meeting...
Students arrive in Benin Last Sunday August 3rd, 2014, the ASE organized a welcome meeting for the students that already are in Cotonou. Seventy-eight (78) new students from...
Of Past, Present, and Pythons: A Visit to Ouidah and a Portrait of Benin Recently, IERPE summer interns visited the coastal city of Ouidah, about a two-hour drive from Cotonou. A modestly sized and peaceful city, Ouidah’s...
Scholarship Opportunities (in French) Here are some scholarship opportunities. Please be advised that information is in French. 1- Brochure 2- USAID Application Form 3- Peace and Development...