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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.

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Andrew Quoted in New Vision: African Firms Urged to Drive Growth

Andrew Quoted in New Vision: African Firms Urged to Drive Growth

Andrew commented for the Article, “African Firms Urged to Drive Growth,” in New Vision, March 30th 2017. He spoke of Africa’s need for “big, African champions” to drive growth and show other African companies that there is room for growth within Africa. Article below.     Photo: Martin Heigan: Flickr Creative Commons License. Although this is...
Andrew Interviewed On Channels TV Nigeria's Business Morning: Nigeria's Job Market

Andrew Interviewed On Channels TV Nigeria’s Business Morning: Nigeria’s Job Market

On March 16th, Channels TV Nigeria’s Business Morning interviewed Andrew about the Nigerian job market. “We have… more than 100 million people of working age in Nigeria. About 80 million of them are in the work force, right now… about 20 million people are unemployed, so the amount of effort that needs to absorb that...
Andrew Interviewed on TVC Nigeria: Ease of Doing Business in Nigeria

Andrew Interviewed on TVC Nigeria: Ease of Doing Business in Nigeria

Andrew was interviewed on Business Nigeria (TVC Nigeria) on March 8th. He discussed the need to improve ease of doing business in Nigeria and pointed out a number of factors that will enable improved rankings in the near future. “I do think, in the next round, we will see our ranking improve… a lot has...
PwC Nigeria Newsmaker of the Year: "Nigeria's Financial Services Industry Leapfrogging in FinTech"

PwC Nigeria Newsmaker of the Year: “Nigeria’s Financial Services Industry Leapfrogging in FinTech”

Andrew is pictured in an article in Business Day Nigeria, in February, 2017, which is reporting on PwC Nigeria’s survey showing that Nigeria’s financial services are making groundbreaking use of FinTech.   Subscribe to Business Day Online to read the article here.   The PwC survey was covered again by Business Day in March, of...
Nevin Lead Author on Nigeria FinTech Survey Report 2017: Media Links

Nevin Lead Author on Nigeria FinTech Survey Report 2017: Media Links

Andrew is lead author on PwC Nigeria’s recent Nigeria FinTech Survey Report 2017. Download the report here.   There has been significant media attention paid to the report, with an article appearing in The Guardian, Nigeria: FinTech to Disrupt Retail Banking by 92% in Nigeria. This Day Live also quoted Andrew in  in its February 20,...
Andrew's Week in the Media: Monday February 13 to Friday February 17, 2017

Andrew’s Week in the Media: Monday February 13 to Friday February 17, 2017

Andrew was busy with interviews and panel discussions throughout the week of February 13-17, 2017. On Monday, Andrew appeared on Business Morning, Channels Television, Nigeria. He discussed the State Of Global Economy: Key Issues Of PwC Latest Report. Watch it here. On Tuesday, he participated in the Diamond Bank Investment Seminar for privileged customers. The theme...
Andrew was panelist for The NACC February, 2017 Breakfast Meeting: Getting Nigeria Out of Recession

Andrew was panelist for The NACC February, 2017 Breakfast Meeting: Getting Nigeria Out of Recession

Andrew was panelist for The NACC February, 2017 Breakfast Meeting: Getting Nigeria Out of Recession. Watch the panel here; Andrew speaks at 5:28.     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: A Practitioner’s Guide to Banking Regulation: Mastering the New Regulatory Landscape

Andrew Co-Author: A Practitioner’s Guide to Banking Regulation: Mastering the New Regulatory Landscape

Andrew contributed the final chapter of a book recently published by PwC: A Practitioner’s Guide to Banking Regulation: Mastering the New Regulatory Landscape.   Buy it on Amazon UK, 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...
Some Fun for the Weekend: United States of Camerica

Some Fun for the Weekend: United States of Camerica

I am associated with the Century Initiative, a Canadian effort that has as one of its main goals getting our population to 100 million by 2100 through increased immigration (http://www.centuryinitiative.ca). By increasing immigration and bringing smart, capable young people to our country from all over the world, we can significantly boost our economic vitality and...
Nevin Lead Author on PwC Report: How Will the Global Economic Order Change by 2050

Nevin Lead Author on PwC Report: How Will the Global Economic Order Change by 2050

Andrew is lead author on PwC Nigeria’s recent report, The Long View: How will the Global Economic Order Change by 2050. He is interviewed on CNBC Africa, where he unpacks the report for listeners. Andrew identifies five “big issues” for improvement in Nigeria, including corruption and labour productivity. See also his interview on Channels TV Nigeria. The report is...
Andrew at the Total Health Trust Limited Broker's Forum in Lagos

Andrew at the Total Health Trust Limited Broker’s Forum in Lagos

Andrew was recently involved with the Total Health Trust’s first exclusive annual broker’s forum, in Lagos, Nigeria. Pictured below in a photo from This Day, p. 29.     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...
Nevin Keynote Speaker: Diamond Privilege Conference: Investing in 2017: Staying Ahead in Tough Times

Nevin Keynote Speaker: Diamond Privilege Conference: Investing in 2017: Staying Ahead in Tough Times

  Andrew recently gave the keynote address at the Diamond Privilege conference, Investing in 2017: Staying Ahead in Tough Times.   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.
Fit-For-Purpose Financial Systems: Andrew Interviewed on Channels TV

Fit-For-Purpose Financial Systems: Andrew Interviewed on Channels TV

Andrew discussed The Financial System and the Economy on Sunrise, Channels TV, Nigeria. “The evidence from around the world is that the better financial system you have – that’s fit-for-purpose for your country – the faster you’re going to grow… One area where we really think Nigeria could be doing a lot more… is electronic...