Monthly Archives: January 2011

The unknown helper in development: the case of Singapore


International donors especially the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development-Donor Assistance Committee (OECD-DAC) have always made the news or even the front line news over their aid activities or their aid disbursements to International Organisations (IOs). Non OECD-DAC members like … Continue reading

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Celebrity Chefs and Campaigning: What to really campaign for


An unusual title for a social science blog on IPE and International development, you may ask. Well this post comes in the wake of UK Channel 4’s fish week, featuring programmes such as Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s Fish Fight and Gordon Ramsay’s biased Shark’s Bait (ie. Ramsay wants to ban shark’s fin soup to save sharks). Continue reading

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IPE-ID Clash 2: States and International Organisations


The second clash in the fields of International Political Economy and International Development regarding states and International Organisations Continue reading

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