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Inequality, Poverty and a ‘Human Economy’

Inequality, Poverty and a ‘Human Economy’

What might it mean to move to a human economy?

The BRICS’ Economic Institutions and International Politics

The BRICS’ Economic Institutions and International Politics

The new institutions of the BRICS signal a new reality in international politics that corresponds to the unique multipolar moment of power and ideas.

Inoculating against Politics

Inoculating against Politics

Development agencies have started to engage more with the political nature of development. However the nature of politics is that what is ‘right’ is always contestable.

Global Economic Governance 2.0: From G20 to a Global Economic Council

Global Economic Governance 2.0: From G20 to a Global Economic Council

The G7 states themselves are no more likely to push for a Global Economic Council than turkeys are to vote for Christmas, but that should not stop others from advocating along these lines.

Raising the Bar on Chocolate: Cocoa Farmers in Ghana Shape the Future

Raising the Bar on Chocolate: Cocoa Farmers in Ghana Shape the Future

In 1993 Ghana initiated the partial liberalisation of its most significant economic export, cocoa beans. Having resisted World Bank pressure to liberalise fully, the Cocoa Marketing Board retained its monopoly on exports through the Cocoa Marketing Company. It thus sustained its farm-to-port quality control system of every sack and its authority to determine the terms of trade

International NGOs and the World Bank: Brave New Global Governance?

In 1998, Jonathan Fox and David Brown found that a loose, interactive group of civil society actors and small numbers of Bank and donor officials, had provided the evidence, ideas and encouragement for donors such as the United States to pressure the World Bank to move away from environmentally and socially hazardous projects.

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