Professor Ncube will speak about the new Global landscape and the rise of “de-globalization”, and key drivers of change for Africa’s prospects given this new landscape. Mthuli Ncube is Professor of Public Policy at Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford, where he teaches and researches in the areas of macroeconomics, finance, development economics, political economy, and health economics. He has a background in academia, banking, investments and public policy. He also leads a multi-disciplinary project on the Economics of HIV (Rethink HIV).He joined from the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), where he was Chief Economist and Vice President. He is ranked as a top economic thinker on Africa and globally. As Vice President, and Chief Economist of the AfDB, he led the strategic thinking within the bank on development issues, and directly supervised the development research, statistics, and capacity development, as well as general knowledge management, and strategy.
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