Our aim is to be at the frontier of research in political economy, economic history, development economics, finance, and education, We are creating the next generation of African scholars and development practitioners, through excellence in teaching and research, informed by African perspectives.
Excellence in teaching
We deliver a state-of-the-art curriculum to our students, equipping them with the foundations to be competitive and succeed at the international level.
Excellence in research
Cutting-edge applied research is our hallmark. We demonstrate excellence in publishing in top-tier journals, and in disseminating our findings at global conferences.
Pan-African & International Connections
Faculty, staff, and students come from all over Africa and include members of the global African diaspora. The ASE community is committed to developing a strong pan-African identity by embracing international connections
We foster socially conscious, innovative entrepreneurs who contribute to African prosperity by taking an active role in it.
Service to Society
ASE faculty, students, and alumni wish to give back to African societies by engaging in policy debate and policy making.