George B. N. Ayittey
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George B. N. Ayittey

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George B. N. Ayittey is a President for the Free Africa Foundation with eight videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1990 Forum as a Visiting Professor for Economics in the American University. The year with the most videos was 2005 with two videos as a Distinguished Scholar for Economics in the American University. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2011 with an average of 4,040 views per program. Most appearances with Pedro Echevarria (2). Most common tags: Africa, Ghana, G-8 Summit.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 2007 - Present President, Free Africa Foundation Videos: 2 c. December 10, 1990 - Present Visiting Professor, Economics, American University Videos: 2 c. January 1, 2003 - Present Distinguished Scholar, Economics, American University Videos: 4 Author Videos: 0

Recent Appearances

  • Dictatorships in Africa

    Dictatorships in Africa

    George Ayittey talked about his book Defeating Dictators: Fighting Tyranny in Africa and Around the World. He also talked…

  • Presidential Visit to Ghana

    Presidential Visit to Ghana

    Mr. Ayittey, a Ghanan national, talked about President Obama’s planned speech to the Ghanan Parliament. He spoke about his…

  • <em>Making Poor Nations Rich</em>

    Making Poor Nations Rich

    Benjamin Powell talked about the book he edited, Making Poor Nations Rich: Entrepreneurship and the Process of Economic…

  • Future of Africa

    Future of Africa

    George Ayittey talked about the future of Africa. He argued that Africa is poor because its resources have been mismanaged…

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