Said@Duke: Célestin Monga on Africa's Challenges and Future

Part of the Said@Duke 2017-2018 Series
Celestin Monga: There is no problem facing Africa today that hasn't already been successfully solved elsewhere.

Célestin Monga, vice president and chief economist of the African Development Bank Group, gave the African Initiative Keynote Lecture on African Economic Futures, on April 2. Monga has held various board and senior executive positions in academia, financial services and international development institutions, serving most recently as managing director at the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), and senior economic advisor-director at the World Bank. He has published widely on various dimensions of economic and political development. The event was sponsored by the Center for International & Global Studies, the Africa Initiative and the Department of Economics.

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