Is Africa marginalised in contemporary economics and politics, and in contemporary economic and political research?
Impressions gathered over the years and a bit of evidence (much more could be assembled) indicate that it is. I would distinguish three types of marginalisation: objective, objectified and subjective marginalisation.
The current pandemic is probably the first global event in the history of the human race. By ‘global’ I mean it has affected almost everybody
, regardless of country of residence or social class.