Economic Policy in Africa

Convener: Dr. Evgenia V. Morozenskaya (Institute for African Studies, Moscow, Russia);

The panel addresses African studies, conducted in all fields of state economic activity with a special focus on:
- national programs for reforming the economic structure;
- evolution of the African state’s role in the economy and a perspective of the “developmental
state” concept;
- investment policy and the institutions of the capital market regulation in Africa;
- national and regional industrial policy;
- public finance: budget and fiscal policy;
- methods of the measurement and the control over an informal activity;
- credit policy of national and regional banks;
- changes in the regulation mechanism of a foreign trade;
- employment situation and government activity in this sphere;
- social development programs and a possibility of achieving sustained economic growth.