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  • Africa
    Africa (English, Paperback) Morten Jerven

    An accessible, eye-opening account that fundamentally challenges mainstream accounts of economic growth in Africa

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  • Poor Numbers
    Poor Numbers (English, Paperback) Morten Jerven

    Poor Numbers is the first analysis of the production and use of African economic development statistics.

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  • Statistical Tragedy in Africa?
    Statistical Tragedy in Africa? (English, Hardback) Morten Jerven

    What do we know about economic development in Africa? The answer is that we know much less than we would like to think. This collection assesses the knowledge problem present in statistics on poverty, agriculture, labour, education, health, and economic growth. While diverse in origin, the contributors to this book are unified in two conclusions: the quality and quantity of data needs to be...

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  • Africa
    Africa (English, Hardback) Morten Jerven

    An accessible, eye-opening account that fundamentally challenges mainstream accounts of economic growth in Africa

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  • Measuring African Development
    Measuring African Development (English, Hardback) Morten Jerven

    The chief economist for the World Bank's Africa region, Shanta Devarajan, delivered a devastating assessment of the capacity of African states to measure development in his 2013 article "Africa's Statistical Tragedy". Is there a "statistical tragedy" unfolding in Africa now? If so then examining the roots of the problem of provision of statistics in poor economies is certainly of great importance....

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  • Economic Growth and Measurement Reconsidered in Botswana, Kenya, Tanzania, and Zambia, 1965-1995
    Economic Growth and Measurement Reconsidered in Botswana, Kenya, Tanzania, and Zambia, 1965-1995 (English, Hardback) Morten Jerven

    A study of how growth is measured in Botswana, Kenya, Tanzania, and Zambia. It looks at average economic growth, GDP measurements, and the association, or lack thereof, between economic growth and orthodox economic policies.

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  • Poor Numbers
    Poor Numbers (English, Hardback) Morten Jerven

    Poor Numbers is the first analysis of the production and use of African economic development statistics.

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  • Measuring African Development
    Measuring African Development (Paperback) Morten Jerven

    The chief economist for the World Bank's Africa region, Shanta Devarajan, delivered a devastating assessment of the capacity of African states to measure development in his 2013 article "Africa's Statistical Tragedy". Is there a "statistical tragedy" unfolding in Africa now? If so, it becomes important to examine the roots of the problem as far as the provision of statistics in poor economies is...

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  • Statistical Tragedy in Africa?
    Statistical Tragedy in Africa? (Paperback) Morten Jerven

    What do we know about economic development in Africa? The answer is that we know much less than we would like to think. This collection assesses the knowledge problem present in statistics on poverty, agriculture, labour, education, health, and economic growth. While diverse in origin, the contributors to this book are unified in two conclusions: the quality and quantity of data needs to be...

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