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The Summer Institute for Economic Research (SIER), sponsored by the Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA), took place in December 7-18, 2015. Check below the media coverage of the event provided by Beninese media.




December 18, 2014. ASE President and Founder, Prof. Leonard Wantchekon, was interviewed on December 13 by Radio Méditerranée Internationale (Medi 1). Throughout the interview, Wantchekon stressed, among other issues, the importance of respecting international standards in higher education.

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November 6, 2014. The African School of Economics participated in the Annual Joint Conference organized by Global Business School Network (GBSN) and European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD) that took place last November 4 - 5 in Barcelona, Catalonia (Spain) and was hosted by IESE. This year nearly 120 representatives from business schools, development organizations and industry professionals from around the world came together to participate in the Joint Conference on Africa themed "Quality in Context: Management Education for the Developing World". ASE was represented by Meritxell Roca (Program Manager).

Group picture of the participants in the event


October 27, 2014. Magazine "Jeune Afrique" just realeased an article in which identifies the African School of Economics as a school to follow.

As it can be read, " ... L'African School of Economics, au Bénin, et l'Espima Business School, en Tunisie, viennent d'ouvrir leurs portes. À Abomey-Calavi, sur la rive ouest du lac Nokoué, au Bénin, le campus flambant neuf de l'African School of Economics (ASE) n'est pas encore sorti de terre. Mais l'excitation de la première rentrée suffit à doper Léonard Wantchékon, fondateur de l'établissement et professeur d'économie politique à l'université américaine de Princeton..."

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