Let’s sort out the facts from the fiction of Africa’s rising middle class — Quartz

Since the turn of the century the middle classes of the global South have taken centre stage in economic policy circles. Animated by diversification of some countries’ economies, a handful of economists from international agencies and think-tanks began a discourse that then entered African and development studies. This in turn led to calls for policies…

via Let’s sort out the facts from the fiction of Africa’s rising middle class — Quartz

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