The Economics Association of Zambia, in collaboration with the International Growth Centre, will host a Public Discussion dubbed, TRIUMPH AND TRIALS OF THE CITY. Are cities really crucial to economic development? Are dense urban areas true friends of the environment?
During this public discussion, Professor Edward Glaeser, the world’s leading expert in the economics of cities, will discuss why cities are crucial to Economic Development. The discussant will be Gertrude Ngenda, a Research Fellow, Urban Development Research Programme (UNZA- INESOR). Dr. Sylvester Mashamba, an Architect and scholar with special interest in Construction policy and Economics, will moderate the discussion.
The event will take place on Thursday, 21st August, 2014 from 18:00 to 20:00 at the Taj Pamodzi Hotel in Lusaka.Please see below the advert pertaining to the discussion.
We look forward to seeing you there!!
The Economics Association of Zambia held a Public Discussion dubbed “LOAD SHEDDING IN ZAMBIA: WHAT SHOULD BE THE PLAN?”. The discussion was held on Thursday, 24th July, 2014 at the Mulungushi International Conference Centre, Lusaka.
Kindly click on the links below to read the two presentations by Dr. Mushiba Nyamazana, Research Fellow at the University of Zambia and Mr. Cyprian Chitundu the Managing Director at ZESCO. Also find a report relating to the Public Discussion for your information.
The Economics Association of Zambia (EAZ) will be holding yet another captivating public discussion on Thursday, 24th July, 2014 at the Mulungushi international conference centre 18:00 to 20:00 and you are cordially invited.
The topic for this month’s discussion is, Load shedding: What should be the plan?. We know the topic is interesting as load shedding affects almost everyone in the country and so, why not come and listen to the “plan”?
The panel includes the following:
MAIN PRESENTER: Dr. Mushiba Nyamazana – Research Fellow, UNZA
Discussant: Mr. Cyprian Chitundu – MD, ZESCO
Discussant: Mr. Andrew Kamanga – MD, North-Western Energy
Discussant: Mr. Yusuf Dodia – PSDA Chairperson
MODERATOR: Hon. Kennedy Kaunda Hamudulu – Chairperson Parliamentary Committee on Economic Affairs, Energy &
Please see some background information on load shedding and advert pertaining to the discussion below for more details.
Entry is free and you are all welcome, See you there!!
The EAZ has received this information on Grant Opportunity for Research based in low income countries which we now share with you.
The PEDL is inviting applications from researchers based in Low-Income Countries (LICs) or middle-income countries with a DFID programme to a second Special Call for Proposals of its Exploratory Research Grants (ERG) programme.
This call is exclusively for LIC-based researchers to encourage broader participation in the ERG programme. Five (5) ERGs awards were previously given in the first round for LIC-based researchers, details can be found on the website at http://pedl.cepr.org/.
Please see the document below for more information.
This is notice to inform you that the Public discussion dubbed, “MINIMUM GROSS WAGE K3,003.00 IN ALL NEGOTIATIONS: WHAT IS THE IMPACT ON PRIVATE BUSINESS AND RISING COST OF LIVING? “, has been postponed from Thursday, 29th May, 2014 to Thursday, 5th June, 2014 to accommodate another speaker to be advised shortly.
The following have been confirmed on the panel:
1. Presenter 1: Dr. Lubinda Haabazoka – Economist
2. Presenter 2: Father Leonard Chiti – Executive Director at JCTR
3. Discussant 1: Yusuf Dodia – Chairperson at PSDA
4. Discussant 2: Hilary Chilala Hazele – Manager, Economics and Policy at ZFE
5. Moderator: Mumba Kapumpa – Lawyer
Venue: Intercontinental Hotel, Lusaka
Time: 18:00 to 20:00
Entry: Free, free,free
We hope to see you there!