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African Economic Data and Investors

The Financial Times  focus on what the recent Africa data debates means for investors. The Africa report maps that different statistical offices have reacted to the debates in quite different ways. In the blog Bottom Up Thinking the author notes that the access to information is perhaps the most telling sign. Independent Science News posted a write up that focuses more on what these data problems means for agricultural productivity in countries like Malawi, and estimates of trends of poverty for the African continent.

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