Reading Development

Random readings on society, politics and change – Jorge Carrillo

Is global inequality getting better or worse? A critique of the World Bank’s convergence narrative

The dominant narrative of global income inequality is one of convergence. Recent high-profile publications by Branko Milanovic and the World Bank claim that the global Gini coefficient has declined since … Continue reading

Friday, 16 June 2017 · Leave a comment

Involuntary Resettlement

Report by the World Bank Inspection Panel.┬áThe report, which analyzed 22 years of complaints to the Inspection Panel by communities alleging they were harmed by bank projects, found that more … Continue reading

Friday, 15 April 2016 · Leave a comment