Edward Kerby

Ed Kerby is a PhD candidate at the London School of Economics where he researches and teaches African economic history.

Content by Edward Kerby
  • Blog post

    3 policy lessons from Africa’s colonial railways

    One of the key questions facing international development organisations is: How to promote economic development in Africa? A considerable chunk of the World Bank’s recent lending centres on financing transportation infrastructure projects. Yet little is known about the economic impact of roads and railroads There has been a lot of focus on the institutions that impacted...

    15 Oct 2014 | Edward Kerby, Alexander Moradi, Remi Jedwab