Congratulations to Prof. Njuguna Ndung’u for his appoinment as the new African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) Executive Director effective September 1, 2018. Prof. Njuguna Ndung’u is a member of the International Advisory Group (IAG) of the ESRC Inclusive Finance Project under Centre for Global Finance. Njuguna Ndung’u is the immediate former Governor of the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK), where he served for two 4-year terms as required by law, from 2007 to 2015. Prior to
Congratulations to Prof. Robert Lensink on receiving a Royal Decoration – Officer of the Order of Orange-Nassau for his work related to developing countries, in particular Africa. Prof. Robert Lensink is our CGF research partner on the ESRC Inclusive Finance Project. He is Professor of Finance and Financial Markets at the Faculty of Economics and Business at the University of Groningen (80%) and Professor of Finance and Development in the Development Economics Group at Wageningen
Research Centre for Global Finance (CGF) Seminar Series,Wednesday Feb 7th, 1-3pm:”Measuring Financial Inclusion: A meta confirmatory factor analysis”
Professor Gerhard Kling will deliver a seminar on Wednesday Feb 7th, SOAS, on the topic: Measuring Financial Inclusion: A meta confirmatory factor analysis Find details: https://www.soas.ac.uk/inclusive-finance/events/07feb2018-measuring-financial-inclusion-a-meta-confirmatory-factor-analysis.html
Ongoing research seminars of Inclusive Finance Project in Loughborough University coordinated by the project CIs; Dr Ahmad Hassan Ahmad and Professor Christopher Green
Inclusive Finance Project researchers Tianshu Zhao, Jairaj Gupta, Samuel Fosu and Sajid Chaudhry talk about their own research projects into inclusive finance.
A panel discussion on capital flow management in Africa including the panellists, Professor VictorMurinde (PI of the Inclusive of Finance Project) and Professor Professor Stephany Griffith-Jones (CI in the Inclusive Finance Project) argues how capital flows could best be managed, and what lessons might be offered from previous experiences in Africa and other emerging economies.
The provisional programme of AXA Chair Launch is available including the Inclusive Finance Workshop!!
Seminar on the topic ‘Corporate Diversity in Financial Services: Efficiency, Resilience and Stability’ by Professor Christine Oughton.
Professor Christine Oughton, Co-Investigator in the Inclusive Finance Project, will deliver a seminar on Wednesday Jan 31 Th, on the topic: Corporate Diversity in Financial Services: Efficiency, Resilience and Stability. Find details:https://www.soas.ac.uk/inclusive-finance/events/31jan2018-corporate-diversity-in-financial-services-efficiency-resilience-and-stability.html
Centre for Global Finance Seminars take place weekly during terms 1 & 2 with guest speakers from other leading institutions including Inclusive Finance Project partners to share their research findings with the department to create a community of engagement and discussion.
The AXA Chair Launch is an inspirational and exciting full-day event to celebrate the appointment of AXA Chair in Global Finance – Professor Victor Murinde. The event is co-hosted by SOAS University of London, AXA Research Fund and AXA Investment Managers. It brings together world-leading scholars, practitioners and policy makers to discuss pressing issues and new developments in global finance. Find the details: https://www.soas.ac.uk/centreforglobalfinance/events-and-seminars/13feb2018-launch-of-axa-chair-in-global-finance-.html https://www.soas.ac.uk/news/newsitem127040.html