Eddy Odour
Eddy Odour is an economist and a statistician with more than 15 years’ experience in data analysis. He runs an independent research firm in Nairobi, Kenya, that consults on trade, regional integration and infrastructure.
A long and winding road

A long and winding road

China: the special relationship Economic and political ties between Africa and China have led to infrastructural development on a monumental scale but their roots go back millennia No one knows exactly how long ago the friendship between China and Africa began but contact and trade between the two can be traced as far back as […]

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Challenging the statistics quo

Challenging the statistics quo

SDG overview: the statistics Citizens across the continent should demand more and better data to stimulate a healthy debate about the role of ‘good numbers’ in political accountability. In June 2011, Shanta Devarajan, the World Bank’s Senior Director for Development Economics (DEC), published an article, Africa’s Statistical Tragedy. The piece detailed how the continent was […]

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Eddy Odour
Eddy Odour is an economist and a statistician with more than 15 years’ experience in data analysis. He runs an independent research firm in Nairobi, Kenya, that consults on trade, regional integration and infrastructure.
A long and winding road

A long and winding road

China: the special relationship Economic and political ties between Africa and China have led to infrastructural development on a monumental scale but their roots go back millennia No one knows exactly how long ago the friendship between China and Africa began but...

Challenging the statistics quo

Challenging the statistics quo

SDG overview: the statistics Citizens across the continent should demand more and better data to stimulate a healthy debate about the role of ‘good numbers’ in political accountability. In June 2011, Shanta Devarajan, the World Bank’s Senior Director for Development...