- Public talk: ‘What Economists Get Wrong about Africa’ @AU_SIS March 29
- Guest Lecture ‘Why Economists Got Africa Wrong’ @LauderInstitute April 11
- Ruling the World by Numbers: streaming lectures online
- Ruling the World by Numbers: Preliminary Syllabus – Comments Welcome
- Ruling the world by numbers: knowledge and politics in international development
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TweetI was supposed to give the opening statement at the UNECA meetings, but due to unfortunate circumstances it got cancelled last minute. The press release sent out by Cornell University Press is below. The planned program is here. Other individuals … Continue reading
Special Issue: Measuring Income, Wealth, Inequality, and Poverty in Sub Saharan Africa: Challenges, Issues, and Findings
TweetThe special issue in the Review of Income and Wealth on Measuring Income, Wealth, Inequality, and Poverty in Sub Saharan Africa is published. The issue collects some papers that were presented on the 2011 IARIW-SSA Conference on Measuring National Income, … Continue reading
TweetMy latest paper in the Canadian Journal of Development studies is a suggestion for how we can teach economics to interdisciplinary students in development studies. This is the abstract: What is the role of the economics discipline in teaching and … Continue reading
TweetOn April 11 I am speaking at the Institute for African Development at Cornell University, here April 11, discount 2:30 PM. The seminar is in their series on “The Developmental State and the Delivery of Public Goods and Services in … Continue reading
Tweetread about «Statistische Tragödie» in the Swiss daily «Neue Zürcher Zeitung» and you can find out why I am qouted as saying “Ces données sont créées et non pas collectées” in an interview with Jeune Afrique.
TweetI start out by saying; “What do we know about poverty, purchase income and growth in sub-Saharan Africa? The answer is: much less than we like to think.” Read more.
TweetThe Financial Times reviews my book. Read the review written by Andrew Jack here. According to the Financial Times: “Poor Numbers is an important contribution to the subject… …The book, check while technical, sovaldi is notable for its application of … Continue reading