Dr. Florence Dafe

Function: Researcher

Specialization: Social Scientist

Work areas:

  • Financial sector development
  • development financing

Responsibilities in education and training:

  • Development Finance, Focus Financial system development (postgraduate training programme)
  • Finance and Development (University of Passau, Chair of Development Economics)

Refereed Publications

Non-refereed Publications

Opinion Pieces



E-mail Florence.Dafe@remove-this.die-gdi.de
Phone +49 (0)228 94927-0
Fax +49 (0)228 94927-130

In the media

Logo: WDR 5

WDR5 Funkhausgespräche
Marshall-Plan für Afrika: Kann das klappen?
Köln, 16 March 2017


A financial sector to support development in low-income countries
Griffith-Jones, Stephany / Eva Karwowski / Florence Dafe (2016)
in: Stephany Griffith-Jones / Ricardo Gottschalk (eds.): Achieving financial stability and growth in Africa (Routledge Critical Studies in Finance and Stability), London: Routledge, 1-20


Developing local currency bond markets for long-term development financing in Sub-Saharan Africa
Berensmann, Kathrin / Florence Dafe / Ulrich Volz (2015)
in: Oxford Review of Economic Policy 31 (3-4), 350-378


Walking a tightrope progress in balancing multiple central bank objectives in Kenya, Nigeria and Uganda
Dafe, Florence (2014)
Bonn: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)


The potential of pro-market activism for finance in Africa: a political economy perspective
Dafe, Florence (2012)
in: Thorsten Beck / Samuel Munzele Maimbo (eds.), Financial sector development in Africa: opportunities and challenges, Washington, DC: World Bank, 177-231.