The Department of Economics is pleased to announce that the 2018 Economics Commencement speaker will be Ms Vera Songwe, the Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa. Ms. Songwe has a Bachelor Degree in Economics and Political Science from University of Michigan (1996). She also holds a PhD in Mathematical Economics from the Center for Operations Research and Econometrics and a Master of Arts in Law and Economics and a Diplome d'etudes approfondies in Economic Science and Politics from the Universite Catholique de Louvain in Belgium.

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