Michael is an Economist. He heads the Stears Data Advisory & Consulting Practice.
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A data-driven analysis of the market size for consumer products in Africa
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An empirical assessment of the CBN's decision to increase interest rates in Nigeria.
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A deep dive into Nigeria's assertion as a market economy.
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Snapshots of where the Nigerian economy is headed.
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Nigeria's international trade has collapsed.
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FDI: Traditional foreign investment vs Nigerian startup funding.
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An in-depth analysis of how the Nigerian economy has changed in the last forty years.
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Which Nigerian states have the largest market size?
Finance - 18 JUL 2019
Frontier Capital Markets
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We take a look at the importance of data in Nigeria's credit market
Economy - 30 APR 2019
The new minimum wage is a boon to workers, but everyone else is likely to lose out in a costly way
Finance - 15 APR 2019
In partnership with FINT, we take a look at the FinTech landscape in Nigeria
Governance - 28 FEB 2019
After looking through the election data, we take a look trends that voters and analyst need to know.
Economy - 10 JAN 2019
Here are the 10 numbers that make us worried about the Nigerian economy in 2019.
Development - 08 OCT 2018
Are stories of poverty a reflection of the struggle of living in Nigeria or just poverty porn?
Economy - 11 APR 2018
African leaders often try and create jobs by fiat or decree, to the economic detriment of citizens.
Economy - 31 MAR 2017
Targeting their diaspora population offers African countries another financing opportunity.