Charles Gore is former Head of Research on Africa and LDCs at the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and currently Honorary Professor of Economics at the University of Glasgow.
The specification of a new international income inequality goal will certainly be difficult. However, if rich-country fears of “the rise of the rest” can be replaced with a common commitment to a new economic and ecological convergence, global equ...read more
The Broker was present at the annual conference of the Development Studies Association in London on 3 November to learn about the present state of the debate within the development studies community in the UK. During the discussion, five hot issue...read more
I finished my blog yesterday by highlighting the need for a new development paradigm. This new paradigm may take up to five years to emerge and, from past experience of paradigm shifts, it will draw together ideas from existing theory and practice...read more
In his famous 1955 article in which he hypothesized that national income inequality would increase in the early stages of economic development and subsequently decline as average per capita incomes rose, Simon Kuznets warned that poli...read more