Monthly Archives: November 2010
A new paper by Martin Ravallion from the World Bank. The basic idea – the UN HDI formulation has changed but remains arbitrary. SSRN link
Her 2009 Wall Street Journal article, based on her book “Dead Aid”, on the negative role of foreign aid.
Not my area of expertise, but an interesting dichotomy that might be of interest to my Global Governance students. Will Ireland stay with the euro? And how much can they extract from the rest of Europe to get them to … Continue reading
A variety of leading economists present their opinions on the key issues for research in the social sciences. Link The importance of institutions, both formal and informal, and their interaction, are highlighted in the essays by Acemoglu, Alesina, and Samuelson, … Continue reading