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Public Talk: Africa: Why Economists Get it Wrong @GrinnellCollege March 2, 4 pm ARH 302

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Book talk in Cambridge, Wednesday, 27 Jan. 3pm

TweetIn Cambridge? You are in luck. I will be giving a talk at the Cambridge Society for Economic Pluralism. I am really looking forward to it. Free to attend.

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Book Talk: Africa – Why Economists Get it Wrong @SAISAfrica OCT 7, 5PM

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Book Talk: Africa – Why Economists Get it Wrong @TheNewSchool OCT 9 2:30 PM

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Book talk: Africa: Why Economists Get it Wrong #LSE Friday 18 Sep, 6 PM

Tweet The event is free to attend, and there will be refreshments. There will also be copies of the books for sale. I will also discuss isues covered in my book on Wednesday 23 September at 1pm at the Overseas Development Institute.  The event is … Continue reading

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Why did economists spend two decades explaining something that never happened ?

TweetFor the past two decades, mainstream economists who study African economic growth have been trying to explain something that never happened. Economists have focused almost exclusively on one question: Why has economic growth failed in Africa? You can read the … Continue reading

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Book Launch: Africa: Why Economists Get It Wrong

TweetOn June 4 at 6 pm I will present my latest book at SOAS in London, salve UK. The title is Africa: Why Economists Get It Wrong. In four chapters I deliver a critique of how mainstream macroeconomic literature has … Continue reading

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Poor Numbers @ Ottawa University

TweetI am invited to give a talk based on Poor Numbers: How We Are Misled by African Development Statistics and What to Do about It (Cornell Studies in Political Economy) at Ottawa at the Center for International Policy Studies. I … Continue reading

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African Studies Assocation Meetings in Baltimore

TweetI am attending the African Studies Association Meetings in Baltimore this weekend. Friday November 22, 5:30-6:00 PM, I am doing a ‘Meet the Author/Booksigning’ event for Poor Numbers in the main exhibitor hall. I am also co-chairing a panel with … Continue reading

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Leiden African Studies Center Annual Public Lecture

TweetI have given many talks this year, medicine but I am the most proud to have been asked to give the first annual public lecture at the African Studies Center in Leiden. It takes place on 7 November 2013, stomach … Continue reading

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