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25th, Mar 2020
Digitalization in Benin: ASE evaluates the country’s level of digital readiness

The first steering committee meeting for the project evaluating the state of digital readiness in Benin took place on Friday,…

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18th, Mar 2020
Free medical care for ASE students and staff

For almost a year, The African School of Economics campus has been equipped with a health clinic for the wellbeing of students and staff. The nurse in charge of the clinic, Assogba Zannou Gilbert, holds consultations on all business days and treats members of the ASE community free of charge.

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4th, Mar 2020
ASE Welcomes Visiting Professor Akoété Ega Agbodji

Professor Akoété Ega Agbodji, Dean of the Economics Graduate School of the University of Lomé, joined the African School of Economics last week to share his knowledge and experience.

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7th, Feb 2020
ASE Launches a Second Campus in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire

There is good news at the African School of Economics with the recent obtainment of official authorization from the Ivorian minister of higher education to issue diplomas.

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7th, Feb 2020
Undergraduate Students Compete in IMF Challenge

Six undergraduate students participated in the 2020 Fund Challenge, a competition held by the International Monetary Fund for economics students across Africa, Asia, and the Middle East.

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7th, Feb 2020
How to Solve Business Problems Using Applied Datascience

Dean of Internationalization Bassirou Chitou kicked off the weekly academic seminar on January 28, 2020 with the assertion: “To be successful in life, you have to develop skills that are transferable from one field to another”.

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15th, Dec 2019
ASE in academic discussions on an international scale: Ian Heffernan to China

On November 7, ASE Professor Ian Heffernan attended the 2019 conference of the Global Research Consortium on Economic Structural Transformation…

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15th, Dec 2019
ASE in academic discussions on an international scale: Sam Aguey to Ethiopia

On November 6, Professor Segnôn (Sam) Aguey (who also serves as Dean of the ASE Master’s program) from the African…

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11th, Dec 2019
The ASE Community Remembers Professor David Gbaguidi

On December 9th, 2019, students, staff, and friends of ASE gathered in remembrance of ASE’s own beloved professor, David Gbaguidi,…

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9th, Dec 2019
ASE Partners with the University of Paris Dauphine

The African School of Economics has joined forces with the University of Paris Dauphine, forming a partnership for the benefit of students at both schools. Paris Dauphine is a highly selective university located in Paris, France, and renowned for its high-quality education in fields such as finance, economics, and mathematics.

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30th, Oct 2019
ASE Academic Partnerships Network: A Source of Opportunity for Students

The African School of Economics is committed to providing a top-notch education for its students. Alongside the rigorous methodological and…

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8th, Oct 2019
ASE Announces the Launch of the New Academic Year

The African School of Economics is excited to announce the official launch of the 2019-2020 academic year. For more information on important dates throughout the year, please see the 2019-2020 Academic Calendar.  Registration is now open for interested applicants to enroll one of ASE’s Master’s programs

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19th, Sep 2019
Voice of America Interviews ASE Founder Leonard Wantchekon on Higher Education in Africa

The economics professor at Princeton University was interviewed by VOA Afrique reporter Abdourahmane Dia on September 05, 2019. The conversation also included Souleymane Bachir Diagne, a department chair and professor at Columbia University, and David Zounmenou, an independent researcher

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16th, Aug 2019
Financial Education Training at ASE: The Institute of Finance and Management (IFM) Innovates

Will financial literacy and the use of a personal budgeting mobile app promote financial inclusion? In response to this question,…

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12th, Aug 2019
Master’s candidate Julio Solis joins the WZB Berlin Social Science Center

At the WZB, Solis will be working with renowned political scientist Macartan N. Humphreys on the “Institutions and Political Inequality” research unit. This position, and Humphrey’s mentorship, will be a great opportunity for Solis to continue to grow as a scholar.

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26th, Jun 2019
New faculty Member: Dr Gábor Nyéki joins ASE.

He comes from Duke University and holds a PhD in economics. Dr Gabor joins ASE to help shape tomorrow’s African…

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17th, Jun 2019
EGAP Learning Days:  Presentation of Professor Wantchekon

On Wednesday June 12th, 2019, as part of the Evidence in Governance and Politics (EGAP) learning days, professor Leonard Wantchekon…

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12th, Jun 2019
Spotlight on EGAP Learning Days  at African School of Economics

As part of the event, the ASE community welcomed on Monday, June 11st, 2019 Dr. Nahomi Ichino from the University…

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5th, Jun 2019
EGAP Learning Days at ASE

In cooperation with the African School of Economics (ASE), Evidence in Governance and Politics (EGAP) is organizing a Learning Days…

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28th, May 2019
New Faculty Member Dr. Karim Nchare Joins ASE

Post doc and Assistant Professor,  he holds a PhD in Economics from  Pennsylvania State University and specialized in Econometrics. He…

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15th, May 2019
Predoctoral Fellow Fabrice Hapi Nono admitted to Emory University

Originally from Cameroon, Fabrice Hapi Nono graduated from the African School of Economics (ASE), and will be pursuing a phd…

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24th, Apr 2019
PhD, Elysée Chouga from the ASE joins Calgary in Canada

Predoctoral Fellow at the African School of Economics, Elysée was one of the outstanding fellows selected to participate in the…

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11th, Apr 2019
Internship Program MTN Benin : Three ASE Students Recruited

On Friday, April 5th, 2019 a welcoming ceremony was held at the former direction of MTN Benin for new recipients…

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5th, Apr 2019
Admission to PhD : A Former Student of ASE On The Road To Notre Dame, U.S.

Samson M’boueke is among the competitive class of Pre-Doctoral Fellows this year at the African School of Economics and has…

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4th, Apr 2019
Business Interests and Clientelist Contracts: Evidence from Benin

22 March 2019, Grand-Popo; The African School of Economics (ASE), represented by its founder, Professor Leonard Wantchekon (Princeton University), participated…

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28th, Mar 2019
PhD, Caroline Sèlidji Tossou Packs for Wisconsin Madison

Research Assistant and former Pre-doctoral Fellow at the African School of Economics (ASE), Caroline will be attending the University of…

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25th, Mar 2019
Christelle Zozoungbo, from ASE to Penn State University

Christelle is a Predoctoral Fellow at the African School of Economics. She is among the eight fellows who participated in…

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21st, Feb 2019
Staff Spotlight: Serge Ouitona and the Danxomè Amazons

Hougnon Wilfried Serge OUITONA joined the team at the African School of Economics as a research associate in 2017 before…

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21st, Feb 2019
Presentation at ASE on ID INSIGHTS Various Opportunities

On January 30th 2019, Cassandre Pignon  presented on ID INSIGHT’s various employment opportunities. Cassandre began her presentation by providing a…

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29th, Jan 2019
The Second phase of Youth Employment Project (Projet Emploi des Jeunes (PEJ))

The Youth Employment Project (YEP) is part of the overall strategy of the Beninese government to fight poverty by reducing…

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