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The Impact of Covid-19 on African Economies

L’impact du Covid-19 sur les économies africaines

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Published on Tuesday, September 08, 2020 by Céline Guilleux

Summary

The African Development Review, one of the flagship publications of the African Development Bank Group, devoted to the study and analysis of development policy in Africa, invites submissions for a special issue on the Impact of Covid-19 on African Economies.

Announcement

Presentation

The African Development Review, one of the flagship publications of the African Development Bank Group devoted to the study and analysis of development policy in Africa, invites submissions for a special issue on “The Impact of Covid-19 on African Economies. "

The issue will analyze the impact of Covid-19 on African economies with an emphasis on submissions that address the socio-economic impacts of this pandemic, as well as policy implications. A combination of both theoretical and empirical contributions deriving from forefront of economic models is highly encouraged.

Submitted papers should relate directly to the Covid-19 pandemic, including but not limited to the following areas:

  • Accommodative Public Policies and Potential Effects
  • African and Global Supply Chain Disruptions
  • Business Bankruptcies: Winners and Losers
  • COVID-19 and Gender Issues
  • Debt Sustainability Considerations
  • Embedding Behavioral Insights into Policy
  • Emerging Opportunities in the Aftermath of the Crisis
  • Government Capacity Constraints in Fragile Contexts
  • Health Impacts and Opportunities for Strengthening Public Health
  • Human Development Challenges in the Time of Pandemics
  • National Economic Resilience in Response to the Outbreak
  • Socio-economic Impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic

Submission guidelines

Interested authors should submit their manuscript online via https://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/adrev. Kindly indicate that the submission is for the special issue.

  • The submissions window will open on 28 August, 2020.
  • The deadline for papers submission is 15 November, 2020. Papers submitted after the deadline will be rejected.

  • No fee is required to submit for this special issue.
  • Submitted papers should not be under consideration elsewhere.
  • Submissions will be screened with respect to their relevance to the theme of the special issue and then will be peer reviewed according to ADRev standards.
  • Manuscripts will be checked for plagiarism before review.
  • To be accepted, submitted papers should be in English or French, not exceed 7,000 words in length and be preceded by a 200-word abstract.

For more information, please contact Yaya Koloma (y.koloma@afdb.org) and Adeleke Salami (a.salami@afdb.org).

Guest editor

  • Prof. John C Anyanwu (j.anyanwu@afdb.org), Former Lead Research Economist, African Development Bank

Subjects

Date(s)

  • Sunday, November 15, 2020

Keywords

  • Covid-19, Impact, Africa, Economies

Contact(s)

  • Yaya Koloma
    courriel : y [dot] koloma [at] afdb [dot] org

Information source

  • Yaya Koloma
    courriel : y [dot] koloma [at] afdb [dot] org

To cite this announcement

« The Impact of Covid-19 on African Economies », Call for papers, Calenda, Published on Tuesday, September 08, 2020, https://calenda.org/799336

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