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Leonard Wantchekon

Leonard Wantchekon

Board Member

Professor Leonard Wantchekon is the James Madison Professor of Political Economy at Princeton University, as well as Professor of Politics and International Affairs. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a Fellow of the Econometric Society, a member of the Executive Committee of the International Economic Association, and has served as Secretary of the American Political Science Association and on the Executive Committee of the Afrobarometer Network. Wantchekon is also the Founder and President of the African School of Economics, which opened in Benin in 2014 (and has since added a second campus in Cote d’Ivoire), and the Founder and President of the Pan-African Scientific Research Council. He previously served as professor at New York University and at Yale University, and holds a PhD in Economics from Northwestern University.

 

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June Book Club Review

Each month, the CCI team selects a new book to read and discuss together. Our book club selections cover a wide range of topics that are relevant to charter cities, but they are most often related to development, urban issues, and governance. In this ongoing

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MoU Signing with the Zanzibar Research Centre for Socio-Economic and Policy Analysis and African School of Economics Zanzibar

Zanzibar Research Centre for Socio-Economic and Policy Analysis and African School of Economics Zanzibar Enter Into Comprehensive Memorandum of Understanding

June 13, 2024 The Charter Cities Institute (“CCI”) (on behalf of its partner, the African School of Economics – Zanzibar) (“ASE-Z”) and Zanzibar Research Centre for Socio-Economic and Policy Analysis (“ZRCP”) entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) under which ASE-Z will work with ZRCP

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