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Purpose of Nevinomics Canada

Purpose of Nevinomics Canada

Nevinomics Canada is a series of economic writings that explore the most fundamental issues in economics and society with the integrated goals of understanding where Canada fits within the world economy and prescribing steps toward creating an even better and more resilient Canadian society.

In conditions of true uncertainty… the value to the individual… comes from the existence of real options.

Latest entries
Andrew Interviewed on CNBC Africa: Cryptocurrencies

Andrew Interviewed on CNBC Africa: Cryptocurrencies

“Cryptocurrencies have been described as the money of the future and changed the global financial systems significantly, but who needs them and how important is it in Africa? Andrew Nevin, Chief Economist at PWC joins CNBC Africa for more.” Watch the interview here.   Photo: BCT Keychain: Flickr Creative Commons License. Although this is Andrew’s...
Andrew Quoted in Punch Nigeria: Nigeria Will Achieve Full Economic Recovery in 2019

Andrew Quoted in Punch Nigeria: Nigeria Will Achieve Full Economic Recovery in 2019

Andrew was recently quoted in Punch Nigeria: Nigeria Will Achieve Full Economic Recovery in 2019. Read the article here.   Photo: Martin Heigan: Flickr Creative Commons License. Although this is Andrew’s private blog, most “Press and Events” postings relate to his work with PwC, which is instrumental in developing his thinking for the blog.    
Andrew Interviewed on CNBC Africa: Buhari Will Not Seek Re-Election in 2019

Andrew Interviewed on CNBC Africa: Buhari Will Not Seek Re-Election in 2019

Andrew was recently interviewed on Power Lunch West Africa about the 2019 election and other current news stories. Watch the interview here.   Photo: SabrinaDan Photo: Flickr Creative Commons License.   Although this is Andrew’s private blog, most “Press and Events” postings relate to his work with PwC, which is instrumental in developing his thinking...
Andrew Interviewed on CNBC Africa: Anti-Corruption Summit in Abuja

Andrew Interviewed on CNBC Africa: Anti-Corruption Summit in Abuja

Andrew joins CNBC Africa from the government’s ongoing anti-corruption summit in Abuja to discuss the Nigeria’s fight against corruption. Hear the interview here.   Although this is Andrew’s private blog, most “Press and Events” postings relate to his work with PwC, which is instrumental in developing his thinking for the blog.
Andrew Co-Author of Advisory Outlook Nigeria: Q1 '17 GDP Sets the Path to Recovery

Andrew Co-Author of Advisory Outlook Nigeria: Q1 ’17 GDP Sets the Path to Recovery

Andrew is co-author, with Adedayo Akinbiyi, of PwC Nigeria’s May, 2017 Advisory Outlook for Nigeria. Released on May 30, 2017, the report demonstrates that the Nigerian economy has been contracting at a slower rate, that it will see 0.7%y/y expansion in 2017, and that policy reforms will be required to promote further growth. Read the entire...
Andrew Interviewed on Silverbird Television: Why Investors Are Not Coming to Nigeria

Andrew Interviewed on Silverbird Television: Why Investors Are Not Coming to Nigeria

Andrew was recently interviewed on Silverbird Television about why Nigeria is not attracting foreign investment. “The government is not recognizing how much investment is required for us to get our growth up to 4, 5, 6, 7%… We need, as a country, about a hundred billion US dollars of investment a year to drive the economy…...
Andrew Interviewed on TVC News Nigeria: Bilateral Relations in Nigeria

Andrew Interviewed on TVC News Nigeria: Bilateral Relations in Nigeria

Andrew was recently interviewed on TVC News Nigeria about Bilateral Relations in Nigeria. “This is the biggest potential market on the planet. People want to invest here. There are trillions of dollars of investment earning negative interest in the world; it wants to find a better home. Nigeria can be that better home.” Watch the interview...
Andrew Speaks at The Platform Nigeria

Andrew Speaks at The Platform Nigeria

On May 1st, 2017, Andrew was a featured speaker at The Platform Nigeria.   Dr. Andrew Nevin: May 1st, 2017: The Platform Nigeria. Watch his speech in four parts here: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4   The Platform Nigeria is a flagship (non-partisan) national development initiative geared primarily towards improving the individuals...
Andrew Interviewed on TVC News Nigeria: Global Banking Conference 24th April

Andrew Interviewed on TVC News Nigeria: Global Banking Conference 24th April

We've all heard this term, 'fintech," and that talks about the way different technologies are impacting the banking sector - mobile money; instant payments; mobile banking; internet banking - for the banks this represents not just an opportunity but also a threat.
Nevin Delivers PwC Presentation Quoted in Vanguard Nigeria: "Domestic Production of Vehicles hit 45,000 Units Per Annum"

Nevin Delivers PwC Presentation Quoted in Vanguard Nigeria: “Domestic Production of Vehicles hit 45,000 Units Per Annum”

Andrew recently delivered a PwC report about the need for the Nigerian government to support its auto industry with political, economic and legal policies that create a suitable environment for investment. This presentation was quoted in Vanguard Nigeria’s article, “Domestic Production of Vehicles hit 45,000 Units Per Annum” : “Nevin who did the official presentation of the PWC auto...
Nevin to Speak at 22nd World Conference of Banking Institutes

Nevin to Speak at 22nd World Conference of Banking Institutes

In his capacity as Advisory Partner and Chief Economist for PwC Nigeria, Andrew will speak at the 22nd World Conference of Banking Institutes. This event is hosted by The Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria.   Although this is Andrew’s private blog, most “Press and Events” postings relate to his work with PwC, which is...
Andrew Quoted in Business Day Nigeria Article: Nigeria requires $100bn Annual Investment to Achieve Optimal Growth – PwC, UK

Andrew Quoted in Business Day Nigeria Article: Nigeria requires $100bn Annual Investment to Achieve Optimal Growth – PwC, UK

Andrew has been quoted in an article by Business Day Nigeria: Nigeria requires $100bn Annual Investment to Achieve Optimal Growth. The article requires a subscription to read in full, but in it, Andrew is quoted as stating that the Nigerian economy is in recession due to poor ease of doing business and the exchange rate policy: “If...
Addressing Nigeria’s Population Management Strategy: Andrew Interviewed on CNBC Africa

Addressing Nigeria’s Population Management Strategy: Andrew Interviewed on CNBC Africa

Andrew was recently  interviewed on CNBC Africa regarding Nigeria’s population management strategy. “Over the next five or ten years, if we could bring the growth rate down, it will really take the pressure off the economy… I think people in the country know our working age population is growing at 3%. So, this year, the...