Tag Archives: Morten Jerven

Reflecting back, looking forwards: Morten Jerven


1. Tell us a bit about yourself, and your area of interest. I am an economic historian, and my work has focused on economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa, both in the very long run and in the independence period. Most recently I have done a lot of work on the histories of material progress and […]

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The politics of agricultural statistics

Morten Jerven

In the first blog of our series on the politics of agricultural policies and reform, Morten Jerven tell us about his latest research into the numbers surrounding agricultural policies, and the politics behind those numbers. Morten Jerven is Assistant Professor in the School for International Studies at Simon Fraser University and author of Poor Numbers: How We Are […]

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