Research Centre for Global Finance (CGF) Seminar Series,Wednesday Feb 7th, 1-3pm:”Measuring Financial Inclusion: A meta confirmatory factor analysis”

By Ayse|February 6, 2018|Events, News|0 comments

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

Panel discussion on capital flow management in Africa

By Ayse|February 1, 2018|Events, News|0 comments

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.  

Seminar on the topic ‘Corporate Diversity in Financial Services: Efficiency, Resilience and Stability’ by Professor Christine Oughton.

By Ayse|January 30, 2018|Events, News|0 comments

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 (CGF) Seminar Series 2017-2018

By Ayse|January 29, 2018|Events, News|0 comments

  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.

Launch of AXA Chair in Global Finance

By Ayse|January 26, 2018|Events, News|0 comments

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

The research conducted by Judith Tyson indicates that:

By Ayse|January 3, 2018|Updates on the Research|0 comments

https://www.odi.org/experts/1320-judith-tyson – New data of finance by country and sector for sub-Saharan Africa  from 2006 to 2015 shows the very heavy concentration to a very few countries and sectors and their lack of correlation to the needs of inclusive growth. Nigeria alone received 45% of all finance and MICs received 67% of all finance. By contrast LDCs received only 33% and many LDCs receiving negligible or no finance. – Extractive  and short-term trade

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A new research titled “The effects of remittances on economic growth: Reexamining the role of institutions ” by Mr. Haruna Issahaku, Professor Joshua Yindenaba Abor and Professor Mohammed Amidu.

By Ayse|December 22, 2017|Publications, Updates on the Research|0 comments

    http://ugbs.ug.edu.gh/ugbsfaculty/profile-faculty_member/abor-joshua-yindenaba http://ugbs.ug.edu.gh/ugbsfaculty/profile-faculty_member/amidu-mohammed   A recently published paper of Mr. Haruna Issahaku, Professor Joshua Yindenaba Abor and Professor Mohammed Amidu find that: 1.      Remittances stimulate economic growth only in low income and lower middle-income countries. 2.     Remittances together with domestic institutions in low income and lower middle-income countries promote growth. 3.     Institutions in upper middle and high-income countries act as substitutes to remittances to promote growth.