A Review of Poor Numbers: How We Are Misled by African Development Statistics and What to Do About It

Over the past decade, Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) has attracted increasing attention from policy makers, academics, international organizations, and the business community. At the same time that the region has come increasingly into focus, the statistical base behind several books and studies,[2] and ultimately policy making and business decisions, has continued to be very weak.… Read more »