Fourth EPRN Conference 2018
The 4th EPRN Research Conference with the topic “Growth trajectories, relevancy of home-made solutions and regional integration” took place on January 31th2018 at Lemigo Hotel in Kigali. It was organized by EPRN jointly with the Central Bank of Rwanda (BNR) ; and attracted more than 250 participants from public sector, private sector, academic, development partner institutions, civil society organizations and other stakeholders covering a wide range of economic spectrum.
The Conference focused on how economic policy researchers can provide Rwanda with home-grown analysis and solutions to real world problems. In total ten research papers were presented around monetary policy, VUP Program, agriculture productivity, interest rates, regional integration…
The presentations were followed by discussions and panelists providing their perspectives to trigger the exchanges of viewpoints among economics experts, researchers and policy analysts, either with prepared topics or in response to questions from the audience.
BNR Deputy Governor Monique Nsanzabaganwa closed the BNR/EPRN Research Conference with a note of thanks to EPRN and the researchers for the rich and diverse scope of papers presented and encouraged EPRN to keep organizing such research sessions including policy dialogues around emerging topics of socio-economic growth of our country and at global glance.