Capital Flight from Africa

    on: Capital Flight from Africa and Perverse Global Connections Working Paper Series As a 2021 Andrew Carnegie Fellow, Léonce Ndikumana received a generous grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York to support a research project project to undertake a...

    African Development Policy

  • Leonce Ndikumana

    Léonce Ndikumana Director, African Development Policy Program and Distinguished Professor of Economics Member of the United Nations Committee on Development Policy and the Independent Commission for the Reform of International Corporate Taxation Léonce...

  •  Commentary

    Interview with Léonce Ndikumana

    PERI ECONOMIST INTERVIEW SERIES Léonce Ndikumana This is part of PERI's economist interview series, hosted by C.J. Polychroniou. Read Léonce's bio here. C.J. Polychroniou: You studied economics as an undergraduate student in Burundi, but ended up in...

    Interview
    , Apr, 2021
    Léonce Ndikumana, C.J. Polychroniou

    Other Research on Africa

    and policies for post-conflict reconstruction in Africa. Publications on foreign aid and African development: >> Léonce Ndikumana, Theresa Mannah-Blankson, and Angelica Espiritu Njuguna: Looming Debt Crisis in Sub-Saharan Africa: Drivers, Implications...

     Research

    On the Trail of Capital Flight from Africa: The Takers and the Enablers

    >> Watch Book Launch Webinar On the Trail of Capital Flight from Africa, editied by PERI's Léonce Ndikumana and James Boyce, investigates the dynamics of capital flight from Angola, Côte d'Ivoire, and South Africa, countries that have witnessed...

    Book
    , Jan, 2022
    Léonce Ndikumana, James K. Boyce
     Research

    Africa's Odious Debts: How Foreign Loans and Capital Flight Bled a Continent

    In Africa's Odious Debts, James Boyce and Léonce Ndikumana reveal the shocking fact that, contrary to the popular perception of Africa being a drain on the financial resources of the West, the continent is actually a net creditor to the rest of the...

    Book
    , Oct, 2011
    James K. Boyce, Léonce Ndikumana

    African Development Policy Training Program

    • Domestic resource mobilization, capital flight and illicit financial flows PERI was represented by Robert Pollin and Léonce Ndikumana. The African Development Bank was represented by Susan Emiko and Kamaria Badirou Domestic Resource Mobilization for...

  • Economists

    View Profile Katherine Moos Economist, Program on Gender and Care WorkAssistant Professor of Economics View Profile Léonce Ndikumana Director, African Development Policy ProgramDistinguished Professor of Economics View Profile Lenore Palladino PERI...

  • PERI-OSF Research Project

    Channels, Actors and Enablers On the Trail of Capital Flight from Africa: The Takers and the Enablers Edited by Léonce Ndikumana and James K. Boyce >> Purchase book from Oxford Press / >> Purchase from Amazon U.S. / >> Purchase from Amazon U.K >>...

     Commentary

    Understanding Africa’s Development Challenges: Interview with Lynda Pickbourn

    I was also struck by the fact that there were several development economists in the department, including one (Léonce Ndikumana) whose research was on Africa – other departments I had looked at seemed to have at most one development economist, and it...

    Interview
    , May, 2020
    Lynda Pickbourn, C.J. Polychroniou
  • James K. Boyce

    University. His latest book is On the Trail of Capital Flight from Africa: The Takers and the Enablers (co-edited with Léonce Ndikumana, Oxford University Press 2022). He is the author of Economics for People and the Planet: Inequality in the Era of...

  •  Commentary

    Unfair Global Tax System Makes Sustainable Development Impossible

    Unfair Global Tax System Makes Sustainable Development Impossible In The Real News Network interview, PERI's Léonce Ndikumana asserts that corporate tax havens make it difficult for African governments to secure revenue to meet the United Nation's...

    Interview
    , Oct, 2018
     Commentary

    How Kleptocracy Impoverishes Angola, Côte d’Ivoire, and South Africa

    How Kleptocracy Impoverishes Angola, Côte d’Ivoire, and South Africa In The Real News Network interview, PERI's Léonce Ndikumana discusses a new methodology for estimating the extent of capital flight from African countries. >> Watch interview >> Read...

    Interview
    , Feb, 2019
    Léonce Ndikumana

    PERI-Carnegie Research Project

    York Research Project on: Capital Flight from Africa and Perverse Global Connections As a 2021 Andrew Carnegie Fellow, Léonce Ndikumana received a generous grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York to support a research project on “Capital Flight from...

     Commentary

    Africa Severely Handicapped by Capital Flight

    An interview by Fanny Pigeaud of Mediapart with Léonce Ndikumana. Professor Ndikumana emphasizes the role of multinational corporations operating in Africa, the hypocrisy of Western government and required reforms to the corporate income taxation and...

    Interview
    , Nov, 2017
    Léonce Ndikumana
     Commentary

    Stop Enabling Kleptocrats: More Must Be Done to Stem the Influx of Dirty Money to West

    >> Read article published by The Hill PERI's James Boyce and Léonce Ndikumana discuss how the sanctions imposed on Russia "highlight the crucial role of transnational finance in enabling corrupt and autocratic regimes to flourish." They argue that...

    Commentary
    , Mar, 2022
    James K. Boyce, Léonce Ndikumana
  • Book Launch: On the Trail of Capital Flight from Africa: The Takers and the Enablers

    REGISTER FOR IN-PERSON AND/OR VIRTUAL EVENT Co-editors James Boyce and Léonce Nkidumana are joined by co-author Melvin Ayogu to discuss their new book, On the Trail of Capital Flight from Africa. Robert Pollin hosts the event, and Jayati Ghosh and...

  • Private Sector-Led Growth in Burundi

    PERI African Development Policy Program presents a panel discussion on "Private Sector-Led Growth in Burundi." Zoom link beginning October 13 at 4pm ET: https://umass-amherst.zoom.us/j/99385435478?pwd=YUQ1eXpRTEc5U1Z1VWx3M3BIZzNDUT09

  • Staff

    Shouvik Chakraborty Daniel Ellsberg Nancy Folbre Jayati Ghosh James Heintz Lawrence King Patrick Mason Katherine Moos Léonce Ndikumana Lenore Palladino Gregor Semieniuk Vamsi Vakulabharanam Isabella Weber Jeannette Wicks-Lim Research Associates / Senior...


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