Reading Development

Random readings on society, politics and change – Jorge Carrillo

Looking at the ‘sharing’ economies concept through the prism of informality

How do the ‘sharing economies’ relate to the long history of informal economic practices as understood in the social sciences? This article examines conceptions of the sharing economy in terms … Continue reading

Thursday, 29 November 2018 · Leave a comment

Twinning the goals : how can promoting shared prosperity help to reduce global poverty?

This paper simulates the global poverty headcount under three growth scenarios for the bottom 40 percent up to 2030. The analysis deploys a set of”shared prosperity premiums,”in which the bottom … Continue reading

Tuesday, 25 November 2014 · Leave a comment