Yes, this is a weekly series. Barclays Bank dominates this week’s missive. Oh, what is 16 plus
On Twitter, T.O. Molefe announced that our new weekly series #ItsTheEconomyStupid is “My new favourite thing.” And
Here’s episode 2 in our new series. If you missed the first instalment and the rationale
Given that we have an economist on board, it would be a crime not to ask
The first Zambian woman to be a Rhodes Scholar, lawyer Lucy Sichone returned home to represent people whose rights were trampled on.
In the ongoing global debate about income and wealth inequality, a little known fact with particular
Thomas Piketty, the French superstar economist and author of the immensely popular book Capital in the
I am currently working on a small project with some colleagues on the economic impact of
In the year 2000, the Economist ran a cover story with the title “Hopeless Africa”. Four
We owe a great deal of gratitude to the students at the University of Cape Town
There seems to be an established tradition in economics of talking about Africa from afar, with western scholars leading the discussion.