Reading Development

Random readings on society, politics and change – Jorge Carrillo

Rapidly urbanising Nepal and youth unemployment present challenges to security provision

Rapidly urbanising Nepal and youth unemployment present challenges to security provision. Last month’s budget announcement for 2014-15 highlighted the problem of unemployment and youth drain from rural areas but made … Continue reading

Monday, 18 August 2014 · Leave a comment

Conditionally yours: An analysis of the policy conditions attached to IMF loans

Loans from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) largely come with policy change conditions attached – conditions that the IMF has played a significant role in developing. Criticisms of the excessive … Continue reading

Thursday, 3 April 2014 · Leave a comment

Be Outraged: There are alternatives

An international group of economists and social scientists argue in this book that austerity is bad economics, bad arithmetic, and ignores the lessons of history. They are outraged at the … Continue reading

Wednesday, 20 February 2013 · Leave a comment

Adaptive Social Protection

Interventions in the fields of Social Protection, Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction all aim to reduce vulnerability to such shocks. But so far these three communities of practice … Continue reading

Friday, 2 November 2012 · 1 Comment