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Africa in the Digital Economy: Update

Africa in the Digital Economy: Update

11 Jun 19  Publications
The digital economy is now the economy. This refers to the permeation of digital technologies into practically all spheres of business, finance, trade, education and government. Wh...
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The Institutional Design of the AfCFTA

The Institutional Design of the AfCFTA

06 May 19  Publications
Why do international trade arrangements have their own institutions? What do these institutions do and how important are they for delivering the intended outcomes? This paper discu...
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The AfCFTA as a Strategy and a Design

The AfCFTA as a Strategy and a Design

26 Apr 19  Publications
Regional trade agreements (RTAs) are increasing in number and exist alongside the multilateral dispensation of the World Trade Organisation. They are likely to shape trade and...
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The Brexit that refuses to arrive

The Brexit that refuses to arrive

13 Dec 18  Publications
On Wednesday, 12 December (107 days before Brexit happens), a deeply divided Conservative Party voted, under a special procedure allowing a leadership challenge by secret ballot, t...
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African agricultural production

African agricultural production

30 Nov 18  Publications
In a recent tralac publication, Agriculture and the African Continental Free Trade Area, Sandrey et al. (2018) outlined just how many African economies continue to rely on agricult...
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Tobacco in Africa: production and trade

Tobacco in Africa: production and trade

19 Nov 18  Publications
Africa’s leading agricultural export is cocoa beans from west Africa, but next in importance is tobacco and tobacco products. However, the relative importance of tobacco as a cro...
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