Book Review: Reclaiming Development by Ha-Joon Chang and Ilene Grabel

Reclaiming Development was not an easy book for me to read. It made me uncomfortable in a way only a book aiming to question the status quo can. From the beginning, it grasped my attention in a bold, \’here is our argument and this is why it is important enough for you to listen toContinue reading “Book Review: Reclaiming Development by Ha-Joon Chang and Ilene Grabel”

Link Pack #1: Debates on Poverty, Development and Resilience

Nothing like a good debate to wake one up! What I\’ve been reading this week: The Arrogance of Good Intentions: NYU Economist¬†William Easterly reviews Nina Munk\’s book \’The Idealist: Jeffrey Sachs and the Quest to End Poverty\’ and questions Sachs\’s seductive message of eradicating poverty through western aid. ¬† Going Against Duflo: Raj Patel critiquesContinue reading “Link Pack #1: Debates on Poverty, Development and Resilience”