Economic Complexity and Diversification & Implications

Economic Complexity and Diversification & Implications

Paper Session

Tuesday, July 16, 2024

3:30 PM – 5:30 PM (GMT) 

Seminar Room 6                                  Chair: Michael Adu Okyere, Clean Air Task Force

The Role of Natural Resource Abundance in Explaining the Effects of FDI on Manufacturing in Africa: Is There a Crowding-Out Effect?

Kirsi Zongo*, University of Thomas Sankara
Souleymane Diarr, West African Economic
and Monetary Union
Sampawendé Jules Tapsoba, International Monetary Fund

A Comparative Analysis of Economic Diversification and Complexity in African Countries Versus Other Global South Regions: Assessing the Significance of Export Diversification and Economic Complexity

Christian Nsiah*, Baldwin Wallace University
Bichaka Fayissa, Middle Tennessee State
Herman Sahni, Baldwin Wallace University

Non-linear Effects of Export Diversification on Income Inequality in Selected African countries: Does Human Capital Development Matter?

Camara Kwasi Obeng*, University of cape Coast
Michael Tutu Boadu, University of cape Coast

Toyin Olowogbon, Centre for Sustainable Agricultural Empowerement
Godfred Anakpo, Nelson Mandela University
Ahmed Hassan Ahmad, Loughborough University