Category Archives: International Political Economy

Links for Thought 8


Of Currency Wars and Capital Controls Emmanuel Yujuico, the author of IPE Zone , states an article by Yilmaz Akyuz on the pit falls of international capital flows for Least Developed Countries (LDCs). You can read the full paper here … Continue reading

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Africa after 50: An ODI-WB Event


Last week, I went down to London to attend an ODI and World Bank conference titled Africa after 50: building on recent development progress.
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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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Links for Thought 4


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Links for Thought 2


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