I have a new paper in the Journal of Development Perspectives "On Exchange Rate Policy Independence: Experiences from West Africa". TL;DR Might be usef…
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I have some new research with my colleague at Barnard College. It looks at the colonial prison system, its abuse as a tool for labour coercion, and som…
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The evolution of the pandemic in Nigeria, the latest GDP and capital importation data, the federal and state fiscal situation, poverty and consumption …
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Interesting statistics on the COVID in Nigeria, crude oil chaos and Nigeria’s finances, the IMF “loan”, foreign reserves and inflows, updates on econom…
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I tuned into a webinar recently and when the speakers were not freaking out about COVID-19, they all seemed to be focused on one thing: remote work. Du…
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The global pandemic has brought issues in international trade to the fore with many labeling this the beginning of the end of globalization, at least w…
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In this update we look at balance of payments data for 2019, updates on the CBN OMO and LDR policies, 2019 government revenue data, and what this all m…
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Thoughts on the "crisis" so far....
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I know I know. You all want to know what the deal is with the collapsing oil prices and the turbulence in global financial markets, and what all that m…
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GDP report, words from the IMF article IV consultation, the coronavirus, foreign reserves pressure continues, S&P downgrades, Milk Ban revisions, and r…
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I have been monitoring inflation more closely since the borders were closed. The graph shows monthly food inflation for each January since 2009. The re…
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Exchange rate struggles set dominate policy in the coming months
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