African Economic Conference 2023

ECA - African Economic Conference 2023
November 16
 – November 18
Addis Ababa

The deadline for the AEC 2023 CALL FOR PAPERS is extended to 31 August 2023. Interested authors must submit their papers to [email protected]. Only full papers addressing the theme of the conference – Imperatives for sustainable industrial development in Africa – will be considered for presentation. We encourage the submission of policy- and solution-oriented papers based on strong empirical work.

The 2023 edition of the African Economic Conference, jointly organized by African Development Bank (AfDB), the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), will be held in Addis Ababa and in hybrid format from 16 – 18 November 2023.

Since its inception in 2006, the conference has fostered dialogue and the exchange of knowledge on a variety of issues and challenges that Africa has faced.

The theme of this year’s conference is “Imperatives for sustainable industrial development in Africa” and will provide a platform for established academics and young researchers to present their solution-oriented research to policymakers and decision-makers.