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A Review of Morten Jerven's 'Poor Numbers: How We Are Misled by African Development Statistics and What to Do About It'
(2014)
  • Rodrigo Garcia-Verdu
Abstract

Book review of Morten Jerven’s Poor Numbers. How We Are Misled by African Development Statistics and What to Do about It, Cornell Studies in Political Economy, Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, January 2013, ISBN: 9780801478604, 176 pp.

Keywords
  • System of National Accounts,
  • GDP,
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
Disciplines
Publication Date
Spring 2014
Citation Information
Rodrigo Garcia-Verdu. "A Review of Morten Jerven's 'Poor Numbers: How We Are Misled by African Development Statistics and What to Do About It,'" Africa Policy Journal, Spring 2014