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The African Investigative Journalism Conference

This morning I addressed a key  audience at The African Investigative Journalism Conference.  Journalists are a key stakeholder in order hold producers and disseminators of data  accountable.  More generally, patient I think a lot of good could come out of training of local journalists...
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Reading Economics

My latest paper in the Canadian Journal of Development studies is a suggestion for how we can teach economics to interdisciplinary students in development studies. This is the abstract: What is the role of the economics discipline in teaching and studying international development today?...
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For French and German readers…

read about «Statistische Tragödie» in the Swiss daily «Neue Zürcher Zeitung» and you can find out why I am qouted as saying "Ces données sont créées et non pas collectées" in an interview with Jeune Afrique.

Africa counts the cost of miscalculations

The Financial Times reviews my book. Read the review written by Andrew Jack here. According to the Financial Times: "Poor Numbers is an important contribution to the subject... ...The book, check while technical, sovaldi is notable for its application of economic analysis without indigestible...
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