Discussion by Theme: Critical Issues

Editorial, News

Wanted: a sense of history

So, Development Ideas has reached the end of its interactive life. This website remains a resource for using our volume for teaching purposes, providing… Read more

Editorial, News

Course Syllabus

In Spring 2016, one of the editors used the volume for a ten-session seminar at the United Nations University. This post provides the syllabus… Read more

Multimedia

Infographics developed for the Development Ideas website

To visually illustrate some of the tables and graphs in the book, Development Ideas produced a series of infographics. We thought we would collect… Read more

Editorial

What Next for Development Thinking?

The future of development thinking needs to understand the intersections and parallels between ideas and policy, as well as the drivers and trends, that… Read more

Editorial

Hidden Hand of Amartya Sen

Some things become clearer with time. In the three years since the publication of “International Development: Ideas, Experience and Prospects” I have come to… Read more

Editorial

Social Sciences and Development Thinking

What are the barriers that hold back social sciences from making a more productive and relevant contribution to a rapidly and continuously changing development… Read more

Editorial

Looking Back at Thinking, Policy and Practice

Over the last 50 years, the relationship between development thinking, policy and practice has been marked by paradigm shifts, the rise and fall of… Read more

Editorial

We Need Better Global Poverty Measures

The challenges of measuring and monitoring global poverty have received a lot of attention in recent times. There have been debates about the Sustainable… Read more

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