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Working Papers

2016

  1. Capitalism in pre-colonial Africa
    African Economic History Working Paper, African Economic History Network
  2. Historical patterns of economic growth in Africa: A review
    African Economic History Working Paper, African Economic History Network View citations (1)
  3. Patterns of Manufacturing Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa: From Colonization to the Present
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, Utrecht University, Centre for Global Economic History (2015) Downloads View citations (1)

2013

  1. Writing History Backwards or Sideways: Towards a Consensus on African Population, 1850-present
    African Economic History Working Paper, African Economic History Network View citations (1)

2012

  1. Future challenges in measuring Africa’s past: Lessons from estimating GDP for the Gold Coast, 1891-1954
    African Economic History Working Paper, African Economic History Network View citations (1)
  2. Moving Forward in African Economic History. Bridging the Gap Between Methods and Sources
    Lund Papers in Economic History, Lund University, Department of Economic History Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in African Economic History Working Paper, African Economic History Network (2012) View citations (4)

2011

  1. Comparing colonial and post-colonial output: Challenges in estimating African economic change in the long run
    Working Papers, Utrecht University, Centre for Global Economic History Downloads View citations (2)

2010

  1. Resurgent continent?: Africa and the world: prospects for growth in Africa: learning from patterns of long-term economic change
    LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library Downloads

2006

  1. Social Capital as a Determinant of Economic Growth in Africa
    Ratio Working Papers, The Ratio Institute Downloads View citations (2)

Journal Articles

2017

  1. Does it pay to be poor? Testing for systematically underreported GNI estimates
    The Review of International Organizations, 2017, 12, (1), 1-38 Downloads View citations (2)

2016

  1. Discrepancies: Why Do GDP Growth Rates Differ?
    Journal, 2016, 6, (1), 63-80 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. The Failure of Economists to Explain Growth in African Economies
    Development Policy Review, 2016, 34, (6), 889-893 Downloads
  3. Trapped between tragedies and miracles: Misunderstanding African economic growth
    Development Policy Review, 2016, 34, (6), 911-915 Downloads

2015

  1. GDP Revisions and Updating Statistical Systems in Sub-Saharan Africa: Reports from the Statistical Offices in Nigeria, Liberia and Zimbabwe
    Journal of Development Studies, 2015, 51, (2), 194-207 Downloads
  2. Statistical Tragedy in Africa? Evaluating the Data Base for African Economic Development
    Journal of Development Studies, 2015, 51, (2), 111-115 Downloads View citations (14)
  3. Taxing Colonial Africa: The Political Economy of British Imperialism. ByLeigh A. Gardner. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012. xvi + 271 pp. Figures, tables, maps, references, index. Cloth, $110.00. ISBN: 978-0-19-966152-7
    Business History Review, 2015, 89, (1), 202-204 Downloads

2014

  1. A West African experiment: constructing a GDP series for colonial Ghana, 1891–1950
    Economic History Review, 2014, 67, (4), 964-992 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Writing history backwards or sideways: towards a consensus on African population, 1850–2010
    Economic History Review, 2014, 67, (4), 907-931 Downloads View citations (19)

2013

  1. Agricultural Statistics
    World Economics, 2013, 14, (1), 1-10 Downloads View citations (7)
  2. Comparability of GDP estimates in Sub-Saharan Africa: The effect of Revisions in Sources and Methods Since Structural Adjustment
    Review of Income and Wealth, 2013, 59, S16-S36 Downloads View citations (31)

2012

  1. An unlevel playing field: national income estimates and reciprocal comparison in global economic history
    Journal of Global History, 2012, 7, (1), 107-128 Downloads View citations (15)

2011

  1. Counting the Bottom Billion
    World Economics, 2011, 12, (4), 35-52 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Growth, Stagnation or Retrogression? On the Accuracy of Economic Observations, Tanzania, 1961–2001
    Journal of African Economies, 2011, 20, (3), 377-394 Downloads View citations (6)
  3. The quest for the African dummy: explaining African post‐colonial economic performance revisited
    Journal of International Development, 2011, 23, (2), 288-307 Downloads View citations (28)

2010

  1. Book Reviews
    Journal of Human Development and Capabilities, 2010, 11, (1), 161-172 Downloads
  2. Random Growth in Africa? Lessons from an Evaluation of the Growth Evidence on Botswana, Kenya, Tanzania and Zambia, 1965-1995
    Journal of Development Studies, 2010, 46, (2), 274-294 Downloads View citations (8)

Books

2014

  1. Economic Growth and Measurement Reconsidered in Botswana, Kenya, Tanzania, and Zambia, 1965-1995
    OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press View citations (5)
 
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