Measuring the progress of societies: Alternatives to GDP 

During the 1990s under the Washington Consensus, ways of measuring different dimensions of society began to be reviewed: poverty (with multiple methodologies), inequality (with the Gini Index), happiness, access...

Rethinking public ownership of capital: A new progressive view

For a long time, the post-war era in the Western world seemed to confirm the optimistic view of reformers that inclusive institutions could be deployed along with markets and...

Big data in China: From myth to political economy

Big data: A contested mythical narrative in a developing country Similar to in other parts of the world, big data entered China as a technical myth promising a brighter future...

China’s media in Africa: Expansion, perception, and reception

Chinese media has increased its footprint in Africa in recent years, which is widely seen as a way for China to extend its ‘soft power’ on the continent. This...


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David Hoile
David Hoile
Director of the Africa Research Centre
Kees van der Pijl
Kees van der Pijl
Professor em., Internationale Beziehungen an der Universität von Sussex, UK
Raffaele Marchetti
Raffaele Marchetti
Assistenzprofessor für Internationale Beziehungen an der Fakultät für Politikwissenschaft der LUISS School of Government