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The asset debates: How (not) to use asset indices to measure well-being and the middle class in Africa
Journal article, Created By Johnston, Deborah and Published By Oxford University Press (OUP) in English language
Asset indices are ubiquitous in the debate about well-being in African countries, not least because of the paucity of traditional household income and expenditure data. Indeed, asset data have fuelled the creation of a new, more optimistic picture of well-being in Africa, where both income and the middle class are growing fast. This is the first review of the use of asset indices for African countries. Readers are guided through key debates over the use of asset data, including the use of assets to measure trends over time as well as...
The asset debates: How (not) to use asset indices to measure well-being and the middle class in Africa
Journal article, Created By Johnston, Deborah and Published By Oxford University Press (OUP) in English language
Asset indices are ubiquitous in the debate about well-being in African countries, not least because of the paucity of traditional household income and expenditure data. Indeed, asset data have fuelled the creation of a new, more optimistic picture of well-being in Africa, where both income and the middle class are growing fast. This is the first review of the use of asset indices for African countries. Readers are guided through key debates over the use of asset data, including the use of assets to measure trends over time as well as...
Paying the price of HIV in Africa: cash transfers and the depoliticisation of HIV risk
Journal article, Created By Johnston, Deborah and Published By Taylor & Francis Group in English language
[Payer le prix du VIH en Afrique : les transferts de liquidités et la dépolitisation du risque lié au VIH.] Malgré l’innovation biomédicale, les cas de VIH restent élevés dans certains pays africains. Les projets de transfert de liquidités liés au VIH proposent une solution. Cependant, l’auteur émet des réserves quant à leur succès à partir d’une perspective politico-économique. Lorsque le changement structurel est invoqué par ces projets, ils sont conçus de manière trop étroite. Certains projets de transfert de liquidités se concentrent seulement sur les c...
The political economy of HIV
Journal article, Created By Johnston, Deborah and Published By Taylor & Francis Group in English language