Leonce Ndikumana
Leonce Ndikumana, is a Burundian Professor of Economics and specialist in African economy development, macroeconomics, external debt and capital flight.
He got his bachelor's degree in economics at the University of Burundi in 1986.[1] He became a lecturer in 1987 and finally Director of Finance and Administration at the same university. In 1992, he got a Masters in Economics and in 1996 his doctorate at the Washington University in St. Louis, USA. He is currently Distinguished Professor of Economics and Director of the Africa Development Program at the Institute of Research at Political Economy Research Institute (PERI) at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst in the United States.
Ndikumana is particularly interested in the macro-economic policy and in Africa economy.[2] He focuses his career on the causes of weak African economies, its consequences and solutions needed.[3] He is a member of the United Nations Development Policy Committee. He served as Director of Research and Operations of the African Development Bank (2008–2011),[4] and Head of macroeconomic analysis at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA or Economic Commission for Africa), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 2006 to 2008. He specializes on external debt and capital flight, financial markets and growth, and macroeconomic policies for growth and employment with a focus on the Africa.[5][6]
Scientific activity
Léonce Ndikumana career focuses primarily on African economy development, macroeconomic theory, and money and banking. It examines the extent, causes and effects[5] the flight of capital from African countries.[7][8] He has co-written with James K Boyce research published in several journals: International Review of Applied Economics, African Development Review,[9] Development and Change, Journal of Development Studies[10] and World Development. His préoccupations on macroeconomics are also published in journals such as American Economic Review,[11] Journal of Post Keynesian Economics, and Journal of African Economies.[12]
Ndikumana is also author of several works.[13][14][15][16] In La dette odieuse de l’Afrique[17] (Amalion, 2013), co-written with James K. Boyce, Ndikumana reveals that, contrary to popular perception that Africa depends on financial resources of the West,[18] the continent is actually a net creditor to the rest of the world.[19]
Honors and awards
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  2. ^ zeraction. "Prof.Léonce Ndikumana, l'homme dont l'économie réussit - Zerà Action Burundi Blog". zeraction.com. Archived from the original on 19 September 2016. Retrieved 25 July 2016.
  3. ^ "Leonce Ndikumana et James K. Boyce, La dette odieuse de l'Afrique". Msu.edu. Retrieved 25 July 2016.
  4. ^ "The Rise of Chinese Influence in Africa". Therealnews.com. 12 November 2015. Retrieved 25 July 2016.
  5. ^ a b "Interview with Economic Development and Research Department Director, Léonce Ndikumana". Afdb.org. Retrieved 25 July 2016.
  6. ^ "Leonce Ndikumana » TripleCrisis". Triplecrisis.com. Retrieved 25 July 2016.
  7. ^ "Expert: Potential Economic Impact of Ebola Pandemic on West Africa - Leonce Ndikumana". Newswise.com. Retrieved 27 November 2017.
  8. ^ User, Super. "Leonce Ndikumana - African Finance and Economic Association". afea.info. Archived from the original on 22 August 2016. Retrieved 25 July 2016.
  9. ^ "African Development Review". Wiley. doi​:​10.1111/(issn)1467-8268​.
  10. ^ "Journal of Development Studies". scimagojr.com. Retrieved 25 July 2016.
  11. ^ "American Economic Association". aeaweb.org. Retrieved 25 July 2016.
  12. ^ "Journal of African Economies". Oxford Journals. Archived from the original on 2 August 2005. Retrieved 25 July 2016.
  13. ^ Press, Berkeley Electronic. "SelectedWorks - Léonce Ndikumana". bepress.com. Retrieved 25 July 2016.
  14. ^ Business, Afrique Méditerranée. "Léonce Ndikumana : L'opiniâtre". ambusinessmagazine.com​. Retrieved 25 July 2016.
  15. ^ zimmermann@stlouisfed.org. "Leonce Ndikumana at IDEAS". repec.org. Retrieved 25 July 2016.
  16. ^ "Documents" (PDF). African Development Bank. Retrieved 27 November 2017.
  17. ^ "Léonce Ndikumana, Directeur du département de la recherche sur le développement de la BAD - maintenir les aides promises". afdb.org. Retrieved 25 July 2016.
  18. ^ lefigaro.fr (2014-07-08). "Afrique : les Nations unies alertent sur le déficit d'investissement". lefigaro.fr. Retrieved 25 July 2016.
  19. ^ "Léonce Ndikumana : " 2010 sera mieux que 2009 sur le plan économique en Afrique"". radiookapi.net. 11 November 2009. Retrieved 25 July 2016.
  20. ^ "Léonce Ndikumana - Department of Economics - UMass Amherst". umass.edu. Retrieved 25 July 2016.
  21. ^ "Spotlight Scholars - Research Next - UMass Amherst". umass.edu. Retrieved 25 July 2016.
  22. ^ "Les associés de recherche émérites - The North-South Institute - International Development Research". nsi-ins.ca. Retrieved 25 July 2016.
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