Morten Jerven Morten Jerven

Statistical Earthquakes

That's what Homi Kharas and Laurence Chandy calls it. They refer to the shifts that the new price data come from the International Comparison Program are causing to the poverty numbers. The new numbers are causing large revisions upwards and downwards for some country,...
Read more ›

Upcoming talks

I spoke at Royal African Society yesterday, and the scheduled talks continues next week: Monday 13 May 17:00-19:00, Oxford University, African History & Politics Seminars Wednesday 15 May 12:15-14:00, Graduate Institute Geneva Thursday 16 May 14:00-17:00, CERI & SciencesPo, Paris Friday 17 11:00-13:00, OECD...
Read more ›