Chair of Africa &
University of Edinburgh
Professor in Development Studies,
Norwegian University of Life Sciences
Visiting Professor in Economic History, Lund University
B.Sc. (Budapest), M.Sc., Ph.D. (LSE)
Morten Jerven is an economic
historian, with a PhD from the
London School of Economics [read more]
Tag Archives: Democracy in Africa
Nic 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
Democracy 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.
I 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
Democracy 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.