President of Ecuador Rafael Correa: “Ecuador: Development as a Political Process”

In 2014, Ecuador’s President Rafael Correa at the invitation of UNCTAD delivered the prestigious 15th Prebisch Lecture. In this 2 part series, UNCTAD’s Richard Kozul-Wright comments on key takeaways of Correa’s lecture on the politics of development

Who Is in Charge of Development: The Elite or the Majorities? (2/2)

November 24, 2014

I think, notes Richard Kozul-Wright, the sense of a welcome of President Correa at the Prebisch Lecture was a reflection of a wider feeling that we need to look at alternatives across the developing world given the failures of neoliberalism

Who Is In Charge of Development: The Elite or the Majorities? (1/2)

November 21, 2014

“My friends, development is basically a political issue. The point of departure, the key question, is who is in charge of a society – the elite or the majorities? Capital or human beings? The market or society?”  says President Correa of Ecuador