Discussion by Theme: Economics

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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

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A Progressive Logic of Trade

The global trade regime has never been very popular in the United States. Neither the World Trade Organization nor the multitudes of regional trade… Read more

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Should we be scared of a low growth future?

For nearly a century, mainstream economists of all approaches have assumed infinite growth is technically feasible and socially desirable. The first challenge to this… Read more

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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

#DevtIDEAS Debate, Multimedia, News

Second #DevtIDEAS Debate — Growth or equity: which comes first?

Second #DevtIDEAS Debate:  Growth or equity: which comes first? UPDATED POST: Febuary 1, 2015, Originally published 27 November 2014 When thinking about development economics,… Read more

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Editorial: Growth and equity: which comes first?

Economic growth drives the idea of international development. Alongside, runs a constant tension: should international work focus on growth or social equity? Theories of… Read more

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Dead Sea, Lively Debate

The debate on inequality ran through discussions in the corridors and on stage at the International Economics Association congress held in Jordan 6-9 June… Read more