Keith Boyfield is Chief Economist of Leriba Limited, a pan-African business intelligence consultancy (see www. leribarisk.com). He is a research fellow of several well-known think tanks including the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA), the Centre for Policy Studies, the European Policy Forum and the Adam Smith Institute. He is a member of the Editorial Board of Economic Affairs, the IEA’s quarterly journal. Keith is the Africa Editor of the Journal of World Economics and edited the recent special issue on Africa. He also acted as rapporteur for the African Banking Roundtable for Central Bank Governors held in Washington DC in September 2011.