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Morten Jerven

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Last Name:Jerven
RePEc Short-ID:pje74

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  1. Economic Growth and Change of African Countries
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  1. Jerven , Morten, 2016. "Capitalism in pre-colonial Africa," African Economic History Working Paper 27/2016, African Economic History Network.
  2. Jerven , Morten, 2016. "Historical patterns of economic growth in Africa: A review," African Economic History Working Paper 28/2016, African Economic History Network.
  3. Gareth Austin & Ewout Frankema & Ewout Morten Jerven, 2015. "Patterns of Manufacturing Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa: From Colonization to the Present," Working Papers 0071, Utrecht University, Centre for Global Economic History.
  4. Jerven, Morten, 2014. "African growth miracle or statistical tragedy? Interpreting trends in the data over the past two decades," WIDER Working Paper Series 114, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  5. Frankema, Ewout & Jerven , Morten, 2013. "Writing History Backwards or Sideways: Towards a Consensus on African Population, 1850-present," African Economic History Working Paper 10/2013, African Economic History Network.
  6. Jerven, Morten & Austin, Gareth & Green, Erik & Uche, Chibuike & Frankema, Ewout & Fourie, Johan & Inikori, Joseph & Moradi, Alexander & Hillbom, Ellen, 2012. "Moving Forward in African Economic History. Bridging the Gap Between Methods and Sources," Lund Papers in Economic History 124, Department of Economic History, Lund University.
  7. Jerven , Morten, 2012. "Future challenges in measuring Africa’s past: Lessons from estimating GDP for the Gold Coast, 1891-1954," African Economic History Working Paper 3/2012, African Economic History Network.
  8. Morten Jerven, 2011. "Comparing colonial and post-colonial output: Challenges in estimating African economic change in the long run," Working Papers 0010, Utrecht University, Centre for Global Economic History.
  9. Jerven, Morten, 2010. "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 43654, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
  10. Jerven, Morten, 2006. "Social Capital as a Determinant of Economic Growth in Africa," Ratio Working Papers 108, The Ratio Institute.
  1. Andrew Kerner & Morten Jerven & Alison Beatty, 2017. "Does it pay to be poor? Testing for systematically underreported GNI estimates," The Review of International Organizations, Springer, vol. 12(1), pages 1-38, March.
  2. Morten Jerven, 2016. "The Failure of Economists to Explain Growth in African Economies," Development Policy Review, Overseas Development Institute, vol. 34(6), pages 889-893, November.
  3. Morten Jerven, 2016. "Discrepancies: Why Do GDP Growth Rates Differ?," Journal, Review of Agrarian Studies, vol. 6(1), pages 63-80, January-J.
  4. Morten Jerven, 2016. "Trapped between tragedies and miracles: Misunderstanding African economic growth," Development Policy Review, Overseas Development Institute, vol. 34(6), pages 911-915, November.
  5. Morten Jerven & Deborah Johnston, 2015. "Statistical Tragedy in Africa? Evaluating the Data Base for African Economic Development," Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 51(2), pages 111-115, February.
  6. Morten Jerven & Yemi Kale & Magnus Ebo Duncan & Moffat Nyoni, 2015. "GDP Revisions and Updating Statistical Systems in Sub-Saharan Africa: Reports from the Statistical Offices in Nigeria, Liberia and Zimbabwe," Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 51(2), pages 194-207, February.
  7. Jerven, Morten, 2015. "Taxing Colonial Africa: The Political Economy of British Imperialism. By Leigh A. Gardner. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012. xvi + 271 pp. Figures, tables, maps, references, index. Cloth, $110.00," Business History Review, Cambridge University Press, vol. 89(01), pages 202-204, March.
  8. Morten Jerven, 2014. "A West African experiment: constructing a GDP series for colonial Ghana, 1891–1950," Economic History Review, Economic History Society, vol. 67(4), pages 964-992, November.
  9. Ewout Frankema & Morten Jerven, 2014. "Writing history backwards or sideways: towards a consensus on African population, 1850–2010," Economic History Review, Economic History Society, vol. 67(4), pages 907-931, November.
  10. Morten Jerven, 2013. "Agricultural Statistics," World Economics, World Economics, 1 Ivory Square, Plantation Wharf, London, United Kingdom, SW11 3UE, vol. 14(1), pages 1-10, January.
  11. Morten Jerven, 2013. "Comparability of GDP estimates in Sub-Saharan Africa: The effect of Revisions in Sources and Methods Since Structural Adjustment," Review of Income and Wealth, International Association for Research in Income and Wealth, vol. 59, pages 16-36, October.
  12. Jerven, Morten, 2012. "An unlevel playing field: national income estimates and reciprocal comparison in global economic history," Journal of Global History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 7(01), pages 107-128, March.
  13. Morten Jerven, 2011. "Counting the Bottom Billion," World Economics, World Economics, 1 Ivory Square, Plantation Wharf, London, United Kingdom, SW11 3UE, vol. 12(4), pages 35-52, October.
  14. Morten Jerven, 2011. "The quest for the African dummy: explaining African post‐colonial economic performance revisited," Journal of International Development, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 23(2), pages 288-307, March.
  15. Morten Jerven, 2011. "Growth, Stagnation or Retrogression? On the Accuracy of Economic Observations, Tanzania, 1961–2001," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), vol. 20(3), pages 377-394, June.
  16. Jacqueline Bhabha & Frank Vollmer & Insa Nolte & Morten Jerven & Severine Deneulin, 2010. "Book Reviews," Journal of Human Development and Capabilities, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 11(1), pages 161-172.
  17. Morten Jerven, 2010. "Random Growth in Africa? Lessons from an Evaluation of the Growth Evidence on Botswana, Kenya, Tanzania and Zambia, 1965-1995," Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 46(2), pages 274-294.
  1. Jerven, Morten, 2014. "Economic Growth and Measurement Reconsidered in Botswana, Kenya, Tanzania, and Zambia, 1965-1995," OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press, number 9780199689910.
NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 4 papers announced in NEP. These are the fields, ordered by number of announcements, along with their dates. If the author is listed in the directory of specialists for this field, a link is also provided.
  1. NEP-DEV: Development (3) 2006-11-25 2014-12-29 2015-11-21
  2. NEP-AFR: Africa (2) 2006-11-25 2015-11-21
  3. NEP-GRO: Economic Growth (2) 2015-11-21 2016-11-20
  4. NEP-HIS: Business, Economic & Financial History (2) 2015-11-21 2016-11-20
  5. NEP-PKE: Post Keynesian Economics (1) 2016-11-20
  6. NEP-SOC: Social Norms & Social Capital (1) 2006-11-25

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