I particularly like the second map, which rather sums up the state of things.
I should be reading Chris Blattman's blog more regularly.
There is a stark and brutal reality to development economics, particularly in Africa, that just does not inhere any other part of economics. Put differently, many parts of economics are a lot like working at a think tank in DC or in the research department of a bank. Development economics is more like working in the emergency room.
Who was my favorite student this term?
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