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7th, Aug 2018
ASE Welcomes Princeton-in-Africa Fellow Corine Rosenberg!

Born in Michigan, and raised there and in the Greater Boston area, Corine graduated from the University of Michigan in…

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31st, Jul 2018
ASE By the Numbers

At the African School of Economics, there is a pride and value on the high quality education and sector-specific experiences…

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30th, Jul 2018
ASE Launching a New Undergraduate Program

In line with the university’s mission, the African School of Economics launched the first cycle of undergraduate studies for the…

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30th, Jul 2018
Cross-Continental Partnership: 2+2 with the University of Ottawa

As a part of the launch of the African School of Economics’ new undergraduate program, the partnership with the University…

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24th, Jun 2018
African History Seminar on the “The Role of History in a Country’s Development”

On Tuesday, May 15th, ASE hosted Dr. Arthur Vido from the Department of History and Archaeology at the University of…

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19th, Jun 2018
Professor Wantchekon on Benin’s Comparative Advantage for Tourism

The African School of Economics has launched its Institute for African Studies (IAS), which is the crucible of history and…

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8th, Jun 2018
Israeli-Palestinian economic issues discussed

On Friday, June 1st, the ASE community welcomed Mr. Johanes Agbahey from Humboldt University of Berlin (Germany) as a presenter…

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20th, Apr 2018
PhD Student from ETH Zurich: Youth in the Informal Labor Market in Benin

On Friday, April 13th Bart Kudrzycki joined ASE as the latest Academic Seminar presenter. Mr. Kudrzycki holds a Master’s degree…

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17th, Apr 2018
Academic Seminar: Corruption and Trade at Benin’s Borders

On April 10, Dr. Joachim Jarreau visited ASE to present his paper, “Determinants of Petty Corruption in Transport – Evidence…

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11th, Apr 2018
Upcoming PEGNet conference in Benin – October 2018

On April 9th 2018, a delegation from the Poverty Reduction, Equity and Growth Network (PEGNet) visited the ASE campus. Led by researcher and…

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6th, Apr 2018
Professor Wantchekon on the BBC: America fifty years after Martin Luther King

Fifty years after the assassination of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Junior, the international community continues to reexamine King’s legacy…

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6th, Apr 2018
‘Hidden Figures’ film screening at the US Embassy

On Friday, March 30th, several ASE students had the opportunity to attend a film screening of Hidden Figures at the…

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6th, Apr 2018
Academic Research Seminar on Pineapple Value Chains

On Tuesday, March 6th, Dr. Augustin Aoudji visited ASE for an Academic Research Seminar on “Upgrading opportunities in agricultural value…

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22nd, Mar 2018
ASE Launches New Website!

ASE Launches New Website! 22 March 2018. The African School of Economics is pleased to announce the launch of its…

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20th, Mar 2018
First-Ever African History Seminar Discusses Success and Failure of Air Afrique

In the first Academic Research Seminar related to African history, Serge Ouitona, a historian and Associate of Research at the…

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2nd, Mar 2018
Last Call for Papers – 2018 Africa Meeting of the Econometric Society

The deadline for the call to papers to attend or present at the the 2018 Africa Meeting of the Econometric Society…

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28th, Feb 2018
TechnoServe visits ASE

16 February 2018. Mr. Gregory Valadié and two of his TechnoServe colleagues gave an engaging presentation at ASE’s Workshop Seminar…

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22nd, Feb 2018
Academic research seminar on banking in West Africa

February 6, 2018. In the latest installment of the Academic Research Seminar series, Hector Agossa delivered a lecture on “The…

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22nd, Feb 2018
Interview with Dr. Songbian Zime, Professor at the African School of Economics

Recruited a couple of months ago and already in charge of a huge department at ASE, The Development Research Lab,…

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26th, Jan 2018
Staff Spotlight on Aïchatou Hougbe, Administrative Affairs Officer at ASE.

ASE Communications: What is your name and position held at IREEP/ASE? Aïchatou Hougbe: My name is Aïchatou Hougbe, and I…

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23rd, Jan 2018
Interview with Dr. Messan Agbaglah, Professor of Microeconomics at ASE

Messan Agbaglah is a Professor of Microeconomics at the African School of Economics (ASE). Prior to joining ASE, he was…

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15th, Jan 2018
Gaius Ahamide: ASE’s teaching technique is comparable with the best universities in the world

Gaius A. is a young Beninese graduate with a Master’s degree in Mathematics, Economics and Statistics from the African School…

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4th, Jan 2018
Highlights of ASE Graduation of 2017

On December 16, 2017, the African School of Economics held its second annual Graduation and Commencement Ceremony. This year’s cohort…

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23rd, Dec 2017
Spotlight on Work-study at ASE

The African School of Economics distinguishes itself from other universities not only by the quality of training offered through its…

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21st, Dec 2017
SIER 2017 Wraps Up with Econometric Training

SIER concluded on December 19th with two trainings on econometrics and machine learning. Professor Pierre Nguimkeu of Georgia State University…

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21st, Dec 2017
SIER Winds Down with Econometric Trainings

On December 18, 2017, SIER held its first day of trainings for ASE students. Incorporating concepts of Institutions and Econometrics,…

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18th, Dec 2017
SIER 2017: Second Day of Panels

On December 15, 2017, ASE’s annual Summer Institute for Economic Research (SIER) held its second consecutive day of panels. Conducted in a…

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18th, Dec 2017
SIER 2017 in Full Swing

December 14, 2017: ASE’s third annual Summer Institute for Economic Research (SIER), launched December 14th on ASE’s new campus. Bringing…

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6th, Dec 2017
“Plant-human interactions in changing world”

A presentation took place at the African School of Economics this afternoon, on the theme: “Plant human interactions in changing…

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6th, Dec 2017
Case Teaching Workshop at ASE

From December 18-19, the the International Business Institute at the Ivey Business School of Western University (Canada) and the Academy of International Business will organize a Case…

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