By Prof Victor Murinde - African Development Bank
Professor Victor Murinde is Director of the African Development Institute at the African Development Bank, and former professor of Development Finance at the University of Birmingham. His research includes analyses of financial institutions and markets, and corporate finance and investments. He worked as a consultant to many international organisations, including the World Bank, the African Development Bank, the UN, UNCTAD, and the Commission of the European Union.
His lecture will focus on high remittance costs in Africa and on the question if building regulatory capacity for microfinance institutions can be the answer.
By Prof Beatriz Armendariz - Harvard University and University College London
Beatriz Armendariz is a key researcher in microfinance, affiliated to the Centre for European Research in Microfinance (CERMi), the Harvard David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, and the UCL Institute of the Americas, and the University College London. She co-authored the book "The Economics of Microfinance", and has recently co-edited "The Handbook of Microfinance.
Globalisation Studies Groningen
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