Tag Archives: Russ Roberts

Book Reviews: Africa. Why Economists Get It Wrong

TweetThe response to my book has been an overwhelmingly positive. I always knew it would divide opinion. Alex De Waal did perhaps provide the most encouraging and ringing support with a review titled “Liberating African Economic History from the Tyranny … Continue reading

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I talk about my book with Russ Roberts on EconTalk

TweetMorten Jerven, sale author of Poor Numbers, stomach talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the quality of data coming out of Africa on income, growth, and population. Jerven argues that the inconsistency of the numbers and methodology both across … Continue reading

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