Think-Tank/Research: To promote rapid and broad-based economic growth and development in Nigeria and Africa through better policies and strategies by promoting evidence-based decision making
Direct influence on policy and development outcomes: To directly influence policy and strategy choices and their implementation through policy dialogues and direct participation in policy design, evaluation and implementation.
Frontier knowledge in economics: To deepen economics knowledge by conducting frontier research and strategic economic thinking
Capacity Building: To enhance capabilities and skills for cutting-edge economic research and policy analysis by nurturing a critical mass of highly rated internationally competitive economists in the country.
Responsive and Proactive Research
Collaboration with Nigerian and African think-tanks