The winners of the Nobel Prize in Economics experiment on the poor, but their research doesn't solve poverty.
A story is told that a few years after independence in 1964, Kenneth Kaunda, Zambia’s first
Development economics as a field of study was formally launched in the 1950s by the Afro-Caribbean
The biggest news item of the past week was Britain voting to cancel its membership to
This past week, the IMF, in their quarterly magazine Finance and Development, published an essay with
British Prime Minister David Cameron told Queen Elizabeth II this week that Nigeria and Afghanistan were
Reading maps, the interventionist state and another $15 billion missing from Nigeria's government.
It’s May Day today, but we still have some work to do. To the coalface we go.
This week we’re all about Naija. (BTW, the title will make sense by the end of
And this week we’ll spend sometime talking about them. First up, however, we’ve got some nice
Recently Ihsaan Bassier, a graduate student in economics at the University of Cape Town (UCT) in
(1) The World Bank effectively has a monopoly in the market for measuring poverty. Almost everyone