Reading Development

Random readings on society, politics and change – Jorge Carrillo

The world’s two new middles

Growth, precarity, structural change, and the limitations of the special case: This paper discusses the emergence of two new middles since the Cold War, namely middle-income countries and people living above … Continue reading

Monday, 25 April 2016 · Leave a comment

The Quality of Economic Growth and Why it Matters

As the signs of negative impact of global climate change are becoming evident, and especially in the aftermath of the global economic turndown, societies had a choice — either reframe … Continue reading

Thursday, 23 April 2015 · Leave a comment

Social Protection, Growth and Employment

The global financial and economic crisis has highlighted and reinforced the need for effective social protection mechanisms that can not only prevent  households from falling into poverty but also permanently … Continue reading

Friday, 23 August 2013 · Leave a comment

From Austerity To Growth

Stephany Griffith-Jones – The discussion about additional financial capacity for the EU has not led to tangible results so far. We hope EU leaders will take visionary steps in the … Continue reading

Saturday, 3 August 2013 · Leave a comment

New tool to track city prosperity

Claire Provost – The new city prosperity index will attempt to track progress across five key issues: productivity, infrastructure, quality of life, equity, and environmental sustainability. This should help urban … Continue reading

Thursday, 1 November 2012 · Leave a comment