The Political Economy of Bad Data: Evidence from African Survey & Administrative Statistics

Full Text Reports... 2014-08-07

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The Political Economy of Bad Data: Evidence from African Survey & Administrative Statistics Source: Center for Global Development Across multiple African countries, discrepancies between administrative data and independent household surveys suggest official statistics systematically exaggerate development progress. We provide evidence for two distinct explanations of these discrepancies. First, governments misreport to foreign donors, as in […]

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08/07/2014, 17:01

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08/07/2014, 17:00