African Finance for Development Review (AFDR)

African Finance for Development Review (AFDR) of African Finance Network (AFN)

The overall objective of the AFDR is to provide junior and senior researchers and practitioners on the continent with a high-level framework for the popularization of their work.

The AFDR is the academic and research arm of the AFN.

It is a quality mechanism for evaluating submissions of papers in the broad field of finance. The journal ensures the publication of accepted papers within six to nine months while maintaining high quality standards.

Articles in AFDR may focus on the following areas:

o International finance

o Capital markets

o Microstructure of financial markets

o Behavioral finance

o Microfinance

o Actuarial sciences

o Inclusive finance

o Financial engineering

o Banks

o Banking regulations

o Financial stability

o Systemic risk

o Empirical finance

o Sovereign debt

o Derivative products

o Commodity markets

o Financial governance

o Fintech and digitalization

o Digital finance

o Islamic finance

o Sustainable finance and socially responsible investing

o Agricultural finance

o Machine learning

o Public finances

o Cryptocurrency

o And more

The launch of the journal will be through special issues.

For example, the journal is seeking articles on the impacts of COVID-19.

The AFDR aims to publish rigorous, and high-quality papers with original research methodologies. Theoretical papers are also welcome, in particular, papers that focus on certain financial issues in Africa.. AFDR publishes dense papers with very rich methodology and literature review that expose the state of research on the theme from its origins to the present day.

African Finance for Development Review – Editorial Board

Honorary Managing Editor

Christian de Boissieu
Université Paris 1 Sorbonne, France

Honorary Chief Editor

Ahmadou Aly Mbaye
Université Cheikh Anta Diop de Dakar

Managing Editor

Dhafer Saidane,
Skema Business School, France

Chief Editor

Babacar Sène
Université Cheikh Anta Diop de Dakar, Sénégal


Egbendewe Aklesso
Université de Lomé, Togo

Désiré Avom
Université de Yaoundé, Cameroun

Mohamed Belkhir
FMI Moyen Orient, Center for Economic and Finance, Koweit

Nouri Chtourou
Université de Sfax, Tunisie

Adama Diaw
Université Gaston Berger de Saint-Louis, Sénégal

Tarik El Malki
ISCAE Rabat, Maroc

Nabil Jedlane
Ecole Nationale de Commerce et de Gestion de Tanger (ENCG), Maroc

Foued Badr Gabsi
Université de Sfax, Tunisie

Siham Meknassi
ISCAE Rabat, Maroc

Hervé Ndoum
Institut National des Sciences de Gestion de Libreville (Gabon) et à l’Université Omar Bongo (Gabon)

Sessi Tokpavi
Université d'Orléans, France

Félix Zogning
Université du Québec à Ouataouais, Canada

Associate Editors

Chrysost Bangaké
Université Artois, France

Eric Paget Blanc
Université Paris Saclay, France

Emmanuel Aka Brou
Université de Cocody, Côte d’Ivoire

Seydi Ababacar Dieng
Université Cheikh Anta Diop de Dakar, Sénégal

Jude Eggoh
Université Angers, France

Ezzahid El Hadj
Université Mohammed 5 de Rabat, Maroc

Marin Ferry
Université Gustave Eiffel, France

Aomar Ibourk
Université Cady Ayyad Marrakech Maroc

Désiré Kanga
ENSAE Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

Abou Kane
Université Cheikh Anta Diop de Dakar, Sénégal

Alois Kanyinda Kasanda
Neoma Business School, France

Mohamed Lamine Mbengue
Université Gaston Berger de Saint-Louis, Sénégal

Pierre Mendy
Université Cheikh Anta Diop de Dakar, Sénégal

Abdoul Aziz Ndoye
Université d'Orléans, France

Marc Raffinot
Université Paris Dauphine, France

Oumar Sy
Rowe School of Business, Canada

Ary Tanimoune
Université d’Ottawa, Canada

Saada Omar Youssef
Université de Djibouti

Professional Associate Editors

Daoud Barkat
Deloitte Paris, France

Sidy Diop
Deloitte Paris, France

Mohamed Vall El Alem
Union des Banques Maghrébines

Ochosias Gbaguidi
CEA, Niger

Rym Kolsi
Banque Centrale de Tunisie

Cedric Achille MBENG MEZUI
International civil servant, Think tank Finance Afrika