Unpacking Neoliberal Development Myths
Economists Jayati Ghosh, Rainer Kattel, C.P. Chandrasekhar,Katya Hujo & Richard Kozul-Wright discuss economic development for transformative change at the Geneva book launch for ‘The Handbook of Alternative Theories of Economic Development’ co-edited by Jayati Ghosh
Change comes when enough people in a society realize what’s going on doesn’t work, says Jayati Ghosh co-editor of “The Handbook of Alternative Theories of Economic Development” in emphasizing that this landmark volume shows comprehensive alternatives exist but barely get any media coverage
None of the countries that actually developed did it without planning; social policies are as integral to strategies of economic development as purely economic policies explains C.P. Chandrasekhar at the book launch for the Handbook of Alternative Theories of Economic Development
1947 was a year of political ambition, says UNCTAD’s Richard Kozul-Wright at the book launch of The Handbook of Alternative Theories of Economic Development in posing the question, “Do we have that same level of ambition in the current crop of international leaders?”
Economic Development for Transformative Structural Change: Lack of Alternatives Is Not the Problem (pt 1/4)
Historically all major thinkers about the economy were development economists as they saw the economy going through transformative structural changes and that is what they studied, says Jayati Ghosh, co-editor of The Handbook of Alternative Theories of Economic Development.