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Research to Improve Life in African Communities

Yaw Nyarko, professor of economics and native of Ghana, is the director of NYUAD's Center for Technology and Economic Development, a comprehensive research center devoted to the study and application of innovative and cutting-edge technologies that can significantly improve economic growth in developing countries around the world.

Mobile Technology for the Developing World

From better prices for their crops to disease prevention, the world's rural poor are beginning to harvest a rich crop of benefits from cell phone technology — and NYU Abu Dhabi researchers are helping to lead the way.

Driving Economic Development Through Technology

When NYU Abu Dhabi Professor of Economics Yaw Nyarko met Lakshminarayanan Subramanian, assistant professor at NYU New York's Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, they quickly realized they were working on different sides of the same puzzle.

CTED Conference Focuses on Role of Technology in Economic Development

With the goal of bringing together relevant stakeholders to share and coordinate activities with regard to advancing the use of technology in developing regions, NYUAD's Center for Technology and Economic Development (CTED), in collaboration with the UAE Ministry of Foreign Trade, held its second annual conference, "Enhancing Economic Development through Technology: Focus on Africa and other Developing Regions," earlier this week.

CTED Research Team forms Research Partnership with Ethiopia Commodity Exchange

NYUAD Professor of Economics and Director of NYUAD's Center for Technology and Economic Development (CTED) Yaw Nyarko signed a three-year collaborative research partnership agreement between NYU's Development Research Institute (DRI) and the Ethiopia Commodity Exchange (ECX) to evaluate the impact of the four-year-old exchange and to develop improved systems and information flow.