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  • South Asia Migration Report 2017

    Recruitment, Remittances and Reintegration, 1st Edition

    Edited by S. Irudaya Rajan

    South Asians comprise over 15 per cent of all international migrating population, among the highest in the world. The countries of the Persian Gulf are perhaps still the largest recipients of migrant workers. A unique economy has developed between these two regions, with all South Asian nations…

    Paperback – 2019-05-14
    Routledge India

  • Governing by Numbers

    Education, governance, and the tyranny of numbers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen J. Ball

    Social science researchers have become increasing attentive to the role of numbers in contemporary life. Issues around big data, national test results, and output and performance statistics are now routinely reported and debated in the media. Numbers are a powerful resource for governments as a…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • Statistical Tragedy in Africa?

    Evaluating the Database for African Economic Development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Morten Jerven, Deborah Johnston

    What do we know about economic development in Africa? The answer is that we know much less than we would like to think. This collection assesses the knowledge problem present in statistics on poverty, agriculture, labour, education, health, and economic growth. While diverse in origin, the…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

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