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World Bank Open Knowledge Repository: Opening up IDA Replenishment Documents?


So the World Bank under soon-to-be-leaving Robert “Bob” Zoellick has been working in the name of transparency… Continue reading

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A surprise nomination….but who is he?


So it was either going to be Hilary Clinton or the neoliberal Lawrence Summers, or “Millennium Village-man” Jeffrey Sachs or some US citizen with strong political connections, as it has been in the past… Now heard comes the biggest bomb … Continue reading

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New Political Economy Special Issue: Seeing like an IO


In the early days of my PhD, I was blessed to be able to conduct some research work for my supervisor. The end result is this special issue in the International Political Economy (IPE) journal, New Political Economy Seeing like an IO. Continue reading

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Links for thought 10


After a long long while, here are a list of links for thought: Continue reading

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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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Revisiting Bill Easterly’s critique of Ha-Joon Chang’s Bad Samaritans


Back in Cambridge, I naturally had to read the works from my renown lecturer, Dr. Ha-Joon Chang. One of them was his book Bad Samaritans: The Guilty Secrets of Rich Nations & the threat to Global Prosperity (Random House Paperback version). … Continue reading

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Links for Thought 6


Finally, after a while, another set of links for thought. This time: 10 links. 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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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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