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Raadhika Vishvesh, World Economics, March 2017
The need to define development has witnessed many attempts to condense a country’s economic deprivation into a single figure. In order to target poor ..
Economists and Sustainable Development
Wilfred Beckerman, World Economics, December 2001
The OECD report is almost exclusively about environmental policy (on which it contains a mass of useful data and discussion). There is, commendably, ..
Perspectives on Inclusive Development
Michael Chibba, World Economics, December 2008
The pursuit of inclusive development raises numerous questions and challenges for academics, practitioners and policymakers. To demystify the subject..
Migration and Development
Dhananjayan Sriskandarajah, World Economics, June 2005
There is growing interest in the impacts of international migration on economic development. Yet, despite a burgeoning literature, some of the most fu..
Rethinking Development Effectiveness
M. G. Quibria, World Economics, March 2005
This article reviews some recent research on aid effectiveness. An important finding of this research is that foreign aid has been much more effectiv..
Governance and Development
Michael Chibba, World Economics, June 2009
Governance matters are arguably at the core of international development. What role do theory, policy and practice play in shaping matters of governan..
The Quest for Development
Areendam Chanda & Louis Putterman, World Economics, June 2004
It may be no coincidence that those countries that grew most rapidly in the late twentieth century—including South Korea, China, and, of late, India—..
Doing Business and Doing Development
Neil Gregory, World Economics, September 2012
benchmarking methodologies used by corporates to provide cross-country comparisons of the quality of business regulation. In doing so, it has demonstr..
Natural Resource-Based Economic Development in History
Edward B. Barbier, World Economics, September 2005
The role of natural resources in fostering economic development is examined for key historical epochs, from the agricultural revolution in 8,000 BC to..
Continuities and Discontinuities in Global Development
Kenneth Pomeranz, World Economics, December 2002
Much literature normalises a ‘North Atlantic’ pattern of development, and sees a regionally specific ‘East Asian’ path emerging relatively recently. ..
The New Transparency in Development Economics
Michael A. Clemens and Gabriel Demombynes, World Economics, December 2013
The Millennium Villages Project is a high profile, multi-country development project that has aimed to serve as a model for ending rural poverty in su..
Wealth as a Criterion for Sustainable Development
Partha Dasgupta & Karl-Göran Mäler, World Economics, September 2001
In this article the authors define sustainable development as an economic programme along which social well-being does not decline over time. It can ..
Human Resource Development (HRD) and Foreign Remittances
Muhammad Abdul Wahab, Vaqar Ahmed and Hamid Mahmood, World Economics, December 2013
This study tries to document linkages between HRD, migration and remittances in South Asia. We have explained in detail the various channels through w..
Monetary Policy, Governance and Economic Development
Michael Chibba, World Economics, September 2007
Botswana is at a crossroads, as economic growth has slowed significantly in recent years while social problems remain largely unresolved. Exacerbating..
Low-Carbon Development for the Least Developed Countries
Alex Bowen and Sam Fankhauser, World Economics, March 2011
The global community has to act collectively to halt climate change. But such collective action must take into account the development needs of the le..
The Paris Climate Agreement heightens development challenges in Africa
Hippolyte Fofack, World Economics, June 2016
Although the Paris Agreement lacks a binding mechanism for capping carbon emissions, and a legally binding financial commitment to support climate cha..
Investing in green growth for sustainable development in Africa
Hippolyte Fofack, World Economics, September 2015
An overview of the distributional impact of global warming shows that the negative externalities of carbon-intensive development models are already si..
Özlem Öz on World Development Report 2009: Reshaping Economic Geography
World Economics, September 2010
An Expanded Concept of Capital in Development Economics
Luc Noiset, World Economics, December 2008
Institutions, Economic Growth and Development: A Conversation with Nobel Laureate Douglass North
Brian Snowdon, World Economics, December 2016
This paper is based on the transcript of an interview made by Professor Brian Snowdon with the late Douglass North, Noble Laureate who died in 2015. N..
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