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List of Contributions

  • Project from: 2001 to 2003

This project has received its main contribution from participants attending the UNRISD conference on The Need to Rethink Development Economics held in Cape Town, South Africa in September 2001. The draft papers prepared for the conference are listed below. To read the papers, please click on "Unpublished papers", on your right.


- Challenges of Economic Development, by Alexandre Rands Barros,Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Brazil.

- On Rethinking Development Economics, by C.P. Chandrasekhar, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India

- Development Economics: A Call to Action, by Roy Culpeper, The North-South Institute, Canada

- For an Emancipatory Socio-Economics, by Diane Elson, University of Essex, UK

- Reflections on the Restoration of Development Economics, by Jeff Faux, Economic Policy Institute (EPI), Washington (US)

- A Brief Note on the Decline and Rise of Development Economics, by Jayati Ghosh, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India

- Opening Space for Development, by Stephany Griffith-Jones, University of Sussex, UK

-Some Issues in Development Economics, by Gerry Helleiner, University of Toronto, Canada

- Producing a New Generation of Practising Development Economists, by Susan Joekes, International Development Research Centre, Canada

- Development Economics: Coping with New Challenges, Especially Globalization, by Jomo K. Sundaram, University of Malaya, Kuala-Lumpur, Malaysia

- Reclaiming the Right to Development, by Kari Polanyi Levitt, MacGill University
and Concordia University, Canada

- Thoughts and Proposals on Reviving Development Economics, by Joseph Y. Lim, University of the Philippines, Philippines

- Reviving Development Economics: Eight Challenges and Dilemmas, by Kamal Malhotra, United Nations Development Programme, NY (USA)

- Enclavity and Constrained Labour Absorptive Capacity in Southern African Economies, by Guy C.Z. Mhone, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa

- The Need to Rethink Development Economics, by Thandika Mkandawire, UNRISD, Geneva (Switzerland)

- International Economic Policy, by Manuel Montes, Ford Foundation, NY (US)

- The Neo-Liberal Doctrine and the African Crisis, by Machiko Nissanke, SOAS, London (UK)

- Towards Developmental Democracy: A Note, by Adebayo Olukoshi, CODESRIA, Senegal

- Lessons from Transition Economies: Strong Institutions are More Important than the Speed of Reforms, by Vladimir Popov, Visiting Professor at the Institute of European and Russian Studies (EURUS), Carleton University, Canada

- Some Thoughts on the Implications of Increasing Returns for Economic Development, by Renee Prendergast, Queen’s University, Ireland

- Beyond Macroeconomic Concerns to Development Issues, by Delphin Rwegasira, African Economic Research Consortium, Nairobi (Kenya)

- Development Studies or Development Economics: Moving Forward from TINA, by Gita Sen, Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore (India)

- Women, Politics, and a Development Economics Renaissance, by Ritu R. Sharma, The Coalition for Women’s Economic Development and Global Equality (Women’s EDGE), Washington (US)

- Economic Development and the Revival of the Classical Surplus Approach, by Franklin Serrano and Carlos Medeiros, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

- An Agenda for the New Development Economics, by Joseph E. Stiglitz, Columbia University, US

- Notes on Development Economics, by Lance Taylor, New School University/Center for Economic and Policy Analysis, New York (US)

- Some Thoughts on the Agenda for Development Economics, by Brian van Arkadie, The Netherlands

- The "Washington Consensus" and Development Economics, by Mark Weisbrot, Center for Economic and Policy Research, Washington (US)

- Inequality and Poverty as the Condition of Labour, by Marc Wuyts, Institute of Social Studies, The Hague (The Netehrlands)

- The Developmental Agenda in the Age of Neoliberal Globalization, by Erinç Yeldan, Bilkent University, Ankara (Turkey)