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書名 Statistical tragedy in Africa? : evaluating the database for African economic development / edited by Morten Jerven and Deborah Johnston
出版項 London : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2016
國際標準書號 9781138945821 (hardback)
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 人社中心  HC800 S718 2016    在架上    30560400450232
說明 xiv, 122 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
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附註 The ... chapters were originally published in The Journal of Development Studies, volume 51, issue 2 (February 2015)--page vii
Includes bibliographical references and index
Foreword / Morten Jerven -- Introduction: Statistical Tragedy in Africa? Evaluating the Data Base for African Economic Development / Morten Jerven and Deborah Johnston -- 1. The Political Economy of Bad Data: Evidence from African Survey and Administrative Statistics / Justin Sandefur and Amanda Glassman -- 2. From Tragedy to Renaissance: Improving Agricultural Data for Better Policies / Calogero Carletto, Dean Jolliffe and Raka Banerjee -- 3. The Invisibility of Wage Employment in Statistics on the Informal Economy in Africa: Causes and Consequences / Matteo Rizzo, Blandina Kilama and Marc Wuyts -- 4. Poverty in African Households: the Limits of Survey and Census Representations / Sara Randall and Ernestina Coast -- 5. The Making of the Middle-Class in Africa: Evidence from DHS Data / Abebe Shimeles and Mthuli Ncube -- 6. Random Growth in Africa? Lessons from an Evaluation of the Growth Evidence on Botswana, Kenya, Tanzania and Zambia, 1965-1995 / Morten Jerven -- 7. GDP Revisions and Updating Statistical Systems in Sub-Saharan Africa: Reports from the Statistical Offices in Nigeria, Liberia and Zimbabwe / Morten Jerven, Yemi Kale, Magnus Ebo Duncan and Moffat Nyoni
主題 Economic development -- Africa -- Statistics
Africa -- Economic conditions -- 1960- -- Statistics
Economic indicators -- Africa
Alt Author Jerven, Morten, 1978- editor
Johnston, Deborah, 1967- editor
Vari Title Journal of development studies. Vol. 51, issue 2 (Feb. 2015) 0022-0388
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