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Recalculating Kenya’s GDP

TweetNic Cheeseman writes about the new GDP numbers in Kenya. They are not ready yet, viagra and the jump in GDP will not be as big as they were in Nigeria or Ghana. As in Nigeria and Ghana the new … Continue reading

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Reflecting back, looking forwards: Interview with Democracy in Africa

TweetDemocracy in Africa asked me about developments in my field in the past year, stuff and what I thought are the main challenges and exciting opportunities ahead. Read the interview here.

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The politics of agricultural statistics

TweetI am writing the first of a series of posts on Agriculture and Politics for the blog Democracy in Africa. I talk about some findings in a recent paper, and how it relates to the general political economy of statistics … Continue reading

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Democracy in Africa reviews Poor Numbers

TweetDemocracy in Africa reviews my book starting by asking Are we too eager to build economic models and development policies and too slow to look at the quality of the data that underwrites them? Read more here.

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