Tag Archives: Yemi Kale

Statistical Tragedy in Africa? Take 2

TweetThe launch of the special issue in the Journal of Development Studies took place at the Center of Global Development today. All the papers are available free here.

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Statistical Tragedy in Africa? Evaluating the Data Base for African Economic Development

TweetOn Monday, salve April 6, thumb 2015 – 10:00am to 11:30am the special issue in the Journal of Development Studies: Statistical Tragedy in Africa? Evaluating the Data Base for African Economic Development which I edited with Deborah Johnston is being … Continue reading

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Nigeria Rebases GDP

TweetThe announcement is expected to be made on Sunday. It has been expected any day now for almost three years, pilule so it is about time. As I documented in Poor Numbers: How We Are Misled by African Development Statistics … Continue reading

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