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Leibbrandt, Murray. 2006. "Special issue - Ninth Annual Conference on Econometric Modelling for Africa, School of Economics, University of Cape Town, 2004." Economic Modelling, 23(5): 737-737.
This conference serves as the annual conference of the African Econometrics Society.
The African Econometrics Society is an international society for the advancement of economic theory in its relation to statistics and mathematics. The Society operates as a scientific organization without political, social, financial or nationalistic bias. Its main object is to promote studies that make constructive and rigorous use of theoretical–quantitative and/or empirical–quantitative approaches in addressing economic problems that are of relevance to Africa.
The ninth annual conference of the society was hosted by the School of Economics of the University of Cape Town in 2004.
This special issue of Economic Modelling represents a small selection of papers presented at the conference. Conference participants were notified of the possibility of submitting papers for consideration for this special issue. There was a strong response. All submitted papers were subjected to the full standard peer review procedure of Economic Modelling. The following special issue is the result.