Unpacking African Numbers

IGA Conference Parallel 2.2

Chair: Channing Arndt

Friday 20 September 2013 13:30-15:00

Morten Jerven: African growth miracle or statistical tragedy? Interpreting trends in the data over the past two decades

Justin Sandefur: The political economy of bad data: Evidence from African survey & administrative statistics

Arjan de Haan: The last mile in analyzing growth, wellbeing and poverty: Indices of social development and their application to Africa

Unpacking African Numbers Q&A