REUTERS/Normand Blouin - Passengers travel in a bus locally known as "car rapide" in Senegal's capital Dakar, July 16, 2008. Chaotic transport is part of life in West Africa, but getting to work may become even harder as skyrocketing fuel prices ignite protests by bus and taxi drivers, squeeze family budgets and increase social tensions.

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Big Data and Sustainable Development: Evidence from the Dakar Metropolitan Area in Senegal

April 23, 2015, Thiemo Fetzer and Amadou Sy

Thiemo Fetzer and Amadou Sy use the example of mobile phone data and a new highway in Senegal to discuss the potential for Big Data to help achieve sustainable development goals.

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