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The automotive industry in developing countries and its potential contribution to economic development


New CAE working paper on the informal economy in Kenya and Tanzania


New CAE working paper on Export-Driven Industrialisation and the Mozambican Cashew Industry




Insights and Events

The Oxford Handbook of the Ethiopian Economy

New Handbook dedicated to the economy of Ethiopia

Lindsay Whitfield (Roskilde University) and Cornelia Staritz (University of Vienna), from the AfriCap project, published in the Oxford Handbook of The Ethiopian Economy

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Ethiopia is unique in a varied economic landscape in Africa

Ethiopia has particularly good prospects for economic growth in an Africa, where the image is more nuanced than it was previously described, says Associate Professor Lindsay Whitfield.

CAE book Ghana - Economies after Colonialism

New book from CAE

Lindsay Whitfield, Professor (MSO) in Global Studies at Roskilde University and leader of the Center of African Economies, has a new book Economies after Colonialism: Ghana and the struggle for power, with Cambridge University Press.

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Head of Centre

Lindsay Whitfield
Professor (MSO)
Phone +45 46742967