Reading Development

Random readings on society, politics and change – Jorge Carrillo

Using political economy analysis in conflict, security and justice programmes

This guidance note provides a framework for implementers of conflict, security and justice programmes to conduct political economy analysis (PEA) at the design or inception phase to ensure a deep … Continue reading

Tuesday, 5 April 2016 · Leave a comment

The Social Costs of Financial Crises

Mathijs van Dijk – Using data on 187 banking crises in 126 countries over the period 1970-2009, I examine the impact of a crisis not only on GDP growth, unemployment, … Continue reading

Wednesday, 26 June 2013 · Leave a comment

Contours of Global Order

Noam Chomsky –  Contours of Global Order: Domination, Instability, and Xenophobia in a Changing World Text of lecture given at Westerkerk, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, March 13, 2011 [Contours of Global … Continue reading

Thursday, 1 November 2012 · Leave a comment

Income inequality as a cause of the Great Recession?

We argue that the ways in which consumers react to changes in relative income depend on such institutional factors as the deepness and regulation of the credit markets, the organisation … Continue reading

Sunday, 21 October 2012 · Leave a comment