On the centenary of Sir Arthur Lewis’s birth, LSE Deputy Director and Provost Professor Stuart Corbridge discusses the Nobel laureate’s contribution to development economics at LSE and the world at large.
Duncan Green / Owen Barder – Can aid agencies help systems fix themselves? The implications of complexity for development cooperation
May 13th, 2015
- JSRP and the futureThe JSRP drew to a close in 2017 but many of the researchers and partners involved in the programme continue to work on the issues and theories developed during the lifetime of the programme. Tim Allen now directs the Firoz Lalji Centre for Africa (FLCA) at LSE where many of the JSRP research team working […]
- Life after the LRAThe JSRP reached the end of its grant in spring 2017 but several outputs from the programme are scheduled for publication in the coming months. The most recent of these is a new journal article from Holly Porter and Letha Victor drawing on their extensive research with JSRP in the Acholi region of northern Uganda. The […]
- Skewed Normatives in India’s Judicial Discourse on RapeIndia has relatively strong legal frameworks in place to promote gender equality. However, the achievement of justice and equality for women in their everyday lives remains an elusive goal. Medha Garg analyses some judicial pronouncements from cases involving rape to argue that the judiciary itself often displays patriarchal attitudes that indirectly reinforce sexist and misogynistic […]
- South Asia: A Frontier for Sustainability on a Dying PlanetHow can South Asia contribute to Global Development? Elias Khoury — winner of the LSE South Asia Centre Vera Anstey Essay Competition 2022 — argues that the rest of the world, and especially countries of the Global North, should learn development strategies from South Asia which has pursued sustainable models despite challenges and problems, and achieved success. […]