AAP#4: Economic Statistics in Africa with Morten Jerven by African Arguments Podcast published on 2015-11-13T11:37:53Z We talk with Morten Jerven, author of "Poor Numbers" and "Africa: Why Economists get it Wrong" about the quality of economic statistics in Africa and why it matters. Subscribe: RSS | iTunes | Soundcloud | Stitcher Follow us and our guests: Desné Masie (co-host): Twitter Peter Dörrie (co-host/producer): Twitter | Facebook | Homepage Morten Jerven (guest): Twitter | Homepage African Arguments: Twitter | Facebook | Homepage Notes Recommendations: Infographics on the MTN fine Coverage of the MTN fine by IOL.co.za New Frontiers in African Economic History Workshop African Economic History Network Free Textbook on the History of African Development Beasts of no Nation on Netflix Economic Statistics in Africa "Rwanda accused of manipulating poverty statistics" by F24 Filip Reyntjens' article on the issue on African Arguments "Africa's middle class is dramatically smaller than we think" by Quartz Transcript of Thomas Picketty's Mandela Annual Lecture 2015 Ease of Doing Business Rankings Agenda African Studies Association Annual Meeting United Nations Security Council Resolution on Burundi Chatham House Event: The Pace of Change in Ethiopia: Present Day and Prospects Ahead Thanks for listening! We are grateful to African Arguments and the Royal African Society for supporting the podcast. If you would like to support us, have a suggestion for a topic we should cover or a guest we should invite, please get in touch! There are links to the social media profiles of our hosts above, or drop us a line at email@example.com. The music on this podcast was kindly provided by DJ Maramza.