AFRONOMICS: Rwanda tops Africa in CPIA ratings

"African countries that are global examples of effective policy reform that enables positive growth and development"

In 2017, nearly third of the 38 African countries that receive the IDA concessional window, strengthened their polic... view more

About the Presenters

Punam Chuhan-Pole

Lead Economist, World Bank Africa Region, Africa

Her recent work includes the semi-annual publication—Africa’s Pulse—which presents economic trends and prospects for the region’s economies and analysis of issues shaping Africa’s future, a report on the Socioeconomic Impact of Mining on Local Communities in Africa and a study documenting recent development progress—Yes Africa Can: Success Stories from a Dynamic Continent.

Punam has also been a member of the core team producing the Global Monitoring Report, a joint World Bank-IMF annual publication.

Her area of expertise includes aid and development, improving the quality and effectiveness of aid, links between donor allocations and recipient policies, and the changing aid landscape and the role of new public and private development players. She has also worked extensively on monitoring and assessing vulnerability of developing countries to external shocks, analyzing the determinants of private capital flows, and evaluating the debt defaults of the 1980s and 1990s.

Punam led the Bank’s participation in the Inter-Agency Task Force on Finance Statistics and has collaborated closely with staff from the BIS, ECB, IMF, and OECD in establishing new international standards on the measurement and reporting of debt and other financial obligations and in preparing the new Debt Guide.

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- Jan 20, 2021
Great course! informative and knowledgeable documents.


- Jun 20, 2020
Very Good


- Jun 17, 2020
Effective approach

Tyi Theingar

- Apr 26, 2020
effective reform

Mohammad Nadir

- Apr 19, 2020

kirti raj

- Jan 10, 2020

Engr. Babar

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- Jul 4, 2019
CPIA frequently will help to improve those indicators


- Jul 4, 2019
CPIA frequently will help to improve those indicators
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