African Economic Research Consortium (AERC)

Founding Year: 1988

Staff: 82

Budget: $7m (2021)

Njuguna Ndung’u (Executive Director)

It’s focused on the “advancement of economic policy research and training”, aiming to “strengthen local capacity for conducting independent, rigorous inquiry into the problems facing the management of economies in sub-Saharan Africa.”




African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

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