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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 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...
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...