Reading Development

Random readings on society, politics and change – Jorge Carrillo

Political Geographies of Right Wing Populism

International Journal of Urban and Regional Research – Spotlight on Until recently, populist authoritarian movements have tended to conform to a familiar geographic split, in which their strongest supporters were … Continue reading

Wednesday, 26 August 2020 · Leave a comment

Blog Series: Pressure in the City — Developing Economics

The Covid-19 pandemic and the restructuring of the global economy it has triggered have exacerbated the need to study a topic that has flown under the radar of social scientists … Continue reading

Tuesday, 25 August 2020 · Leave a comment

The Political Economy Approach to Food Systems Reform

The political economy approach to food systems steers away both from approaches that focus on biogeochemical flows and the embeddedness of food systems in the biosphere, and from classical economists’ … Continue reading

Tuesday, 18 August 2020 · Leave a comment

The Politics of Uncertainty: Challenges of Transformation

The book argues that uncertainties must be understood as complex constructions of knowledge, materiality, experience, embodiment and practice. Examining in particular how uncertainties are experienced in contexts of marginalisation and … Continue reading

Thursday, 16 July 2020 · Leave a comment

RWER special issue: The Inequality Crisis — Real-World Economics Review Blog

sanity, humanity and science probably the world’s most read economics journal real-world economics review Please click here to support this journal and the WEA back issues Subscribers: 26,271 subscribe RWER … Continue reading

Thursday, 2 July 2020 · Leave a comment

Resetting the economy – for social need not profit

Originally posted on Michael Roberts Blog:
In a recent World Economic Forum (WEF) virtual meeting, the ageing heir to the British monarchy, Prince Charles spoke with IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva. Charles’s speech…

Friday, 12 June 2020 · Leave a comment

Inequality as Entitlements over Labor

The modern study of economic inequality is based on the distribution of entitlements over goods and services. But social commentators at least since Rousseau have been concerned with a different … Continue reading

Friday, 1 May 2020 · Leave a comment


[VINDICATIO URBIS] Por Pablo Sánchez Chillón. [Todos los cambios, aun los más ansiados, llevan consigo cierta melancolía]. Anatole France. An article by Pablo Sánchez Chillón, Lawyer, International Speaker, Strategy and … Continue reading

Monday, 20 April 2020 · Leave a comment

Why protecting informal economy workers is so critical in time of COVID-19 — Development Matters

By Anders Gerdin, Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), and Alexandre Kolev, Head of the Social Cohesion Unit, OECD Development Centre This blog is part of a series on tackling … Continue reading

Saturday, 18 April 2020 · Leave a comment