Summary of November links

These are some of the stories I’ve followed or commented on in November:

  • Pro-cyclical fiscal policy from Nigeria. Knee-jerk reactions are usually not the right answer ow.ly/EQawj
  • eVoting seems error-prone and fraud-suspect around the world. Good luck Namibia… ow.ly/EUMFW
  • IASB: re-deliberations will extend into 2015. Performance measurement, participating contracts still unresolved ow.ly/EQ4ZB
  • Namibia has the second highest house-price inflation in the world of 29% every year – second to Dubai ow.ly/EQ9Qj
  • Please stop using SA85-90 “combined” as your base mortality table ow.ly/EyG29
  • 2014 mid-year EV analysis ow.ly/EDT9x
  • MG digs dirt, eventually, on 2002 Zimbabwe elections. Asks some thought provoking questions about election monitoring ow.ly/ECSEn
  • Consolidation in Kenyan life insurance sector. More needed, more to come surely. ow.ly/EDUsF
  • Doing business on our continent isn’t always easy. ow.ly/ECehr
  • Selective lapse impacting mortality? ow.ly/EAn6m
  • Why model structure matters, not just passing the calibration tests ow.ly/EyFG6
  • The inevitable growth of solar energy. Declining prices help emerging markets with plenty of sunshine. #Africa computerworld.com/article/284887…
  • The Beveridge curve and long term unemployment. ow.ly/E1aS0