About Dr. Jean Cedric Kouam

Jean Cedric Kouam is the Deputy Director-Economics Affairs Division and the Head of Fiscal and Monetary Policy Sub-section at the Nkafu policy Institute. He holds a doctorate in economic policy and analysis (monetary and financial macroeconomics) from the University of Dschang in Cameroon.

Promoting Gender Equality in Tech to Boost Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Sub-Saharan Africa

By |2022-08-12T08:33:16+00:00August 12th, 2022|Categories: Economics Affairs, Publications, Social Entrepreneurship - Policy Brief|Tags: , , |

women are grossly under-represented in ICT careers. Only 30% of them are involved in scientific research in SSA, compared to 48.5% in Southeast Europe, 44.4% in the Caribbean, and 44.3% in Central Asia and Latin America.

Macron’s Visit to Africa: Economic Implications for Cameroon and France

By |2022-08-08T15:48:30+00:00July 28th, 2022|Categories: Economics Affairs, Publications|Tags: , |

The official visit of the President of the French Republic, Emmanuel Macron, to Cameroon from July 25 to July 26, 2022, takes place in a global context, especially when looking at the Ukraine war.

Transmission Mechanisms of the Russian-Ukrainian Conflict on African Economies

By |2022-06-27T15:39:55+00:00June 27th, 2022|Categories: Economics Affairs, Publications|Tags: , |

The main channel of transmission of the Russian-Ukrainian crisis on African economies is the price of raw materials. Indeed, the war and Western sanctions have accelerated the rise in commodity prices due to the decline in world supply.

Infrastructure Development Policy and Sustainable, Inclusive Growth In Cameroon

By |2022-05-09T16:13:06+00:00May 9th, 2022|Categories: Economics Affairs, Publications|Tags: |

Any delay in the implementation of infrastructure projects would lead to a 0.7 point drop in the average annual growth rate expected in the primary sector over the period 2020-2030, and a 1.7 point and 0.9 point drop in the average annual growth rate in the secondary and tertiary sectors respectively over the same period

Current Challenges of the CEMAC – France Monetary Cooperation Agreement of Nov

By |2022-02-01T11:55:43+00:00February 1st, 2022|Categories: Economics Affairs, Publications|Tags: , |

This new monetary and financial cooperation agreement between France and the countries of the Central African Economic and Monetary Community is not without consequences.

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