Elliott Green

Dr Elliott Green: Assessing the Israel – apartheid South Africa comparison

  Dr Elliott Green is an Associate Professor of Development Studies in the Department of International Development. This past summer’s bombings in Gaza by the Israeli Defence Force have once again brought numerous comparisons between apartheid South Africa and contemporary Israel.  A close look reveals some surprising similarities. The comparison between apartheid South Africa and contemporary Israel has become extremely […]

Elliott Green spoke to Bloomberg radio about the Scottish Referendum

 

Dr Elliott Green, Associate Professor in Development Studies in the Department of International Development spoke to Bloomberg radio on Friday 19th September about the Scottish Referendum. Listen to the full podcast here.

September 22nd, 2014|Topical and Comment|0 Comments|

Growth more than population control

A letter from Dr Elliott Green, published in the Financial Times on 17 June 2014 Sir, Bachu Biswas (Letters, June 16) makes the classic mistake of thinking that controlling population will promote economic development independent of other factors. To see how wrong this is one needs only look to Bangladesh, which has a population density of more than 1,000 people […]