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Regional Inequalities in Sub-Saharan Africa

Geoff Riley

5th April 2021

Two IMF economists look at inequality in a sub-Saharan African setting using a variety of measures - traditional measures looking at household incomes, supplemented by newer indicators looking at satellite images measuring light intensity across the continent.

You might think about how inequality affects development, and what sorts of relationships you'd expect to find between regional inequality and a range of factors, such as macroeconomic stability, access to electricity and other aspects of poverty.

Regional Inequalities in Sub-Saharan Africa

Geoff Riley

Geoff Riley FRSA has been teaching Economics for over thirty years. He has over twenty years experience as Head of Economics at leading schools. He writes extensively and is a contributor and presenter on CPD conferences in the UK and overseas.

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