Economy and Finance

International financial institutions, governments and development agencies tend to measure development through indicators such as Gross Domestic Product. Farafina Institute seeks to find out the extent to which these indicators account for human well-being in Africa. 

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Informal economy, Ghana (Picture: Farafina Institute)

The Institute's work in the fields of economy and finance engages with trends in citizens' satisfaction with the general economic situation, financial services and goods provided by state and private institutions as well as by the informal sector. We focus amongst others, on:
- role of financial institutions;
- financial programs of national governments, NGOs and international organizations and how they work;
- access to credit;
- public attitudes towards financial institutions;
- public awareness on economic trends and opportunities.

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