Tag: global financial crisis

How does Europe’s crisis look through the eyes of an international aid agency?

Back in 1942, during World War Two, Oxfam came into existence to lobby the British Government to ease the allied blockade of Nazi-occupied Greece. 70 years and a European miracle later, might we be once again about to send aid teams to Athens? I’m sitting in Australia as I write this, and it feels like […]

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How have a series of global shocks changed the way we think about development?

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What's New in Development? Introducing the Second Edition of ‘From Poverty to Power’

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What’s New in Development? Introducing the Second Edition of ‘From Poverty to Power’

Here’s what the new edition of FP2P adds to the first (in case you want to save yourselves a few quid). This was recently published by the UN University as part of its ‘WIDER Angle’ series Updating a book on contemporary events can be unnerving. In the intervening years, events and new thinking combine to […]

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‘As serious as a heart attack’: Robin Hood Tax Global Week of Action Kicks Off

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Is this the UN's most powerful critique to date of finance-driven globalization?

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How will political and economic shocks drive social change? Please help me write a paper…..

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Emerging v Developed Countries: high speed history

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