IDEAs International Development Economics Associates

IDEAs International Development Economics Associates

IDEAs or the International Development Economics Associates is committed to building a pluralistic network of committed researchers,  teachers and other economists interested in advancing progressive heterodox approaches to critically analysing and addressing the problems of economic development processes.

IDEAs was established in New Delhi, India with a purpose of building a pluralist network of economists engaged in the teaching, research and analyses of economic development.

  • Big Business Capturing UN SDG Agenda?
    by Jomo Kwame Sundaram on 12 December 2018 at 10:06

    Over the last two decades since the Global Compact, the United Nations has increasingly embraced the corporate sector, most recently to raise finance needed to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), i.e., for Agenda 2030. But growing big business influenc […]

  • The Political Roots of Falling Wage Growth
    by Jayati Ghosh on 12 December 2018 at 06:18

    New findings from the International Labor Organization show that workers across many advanced and emerging economies continued to miss out on the gains from growth in 2017. Rather than trotting out the usual suspects – trade and technology – it […]

  • The Modi government, the RBI governor and the mess that is the Indian economy
    by Jayati Ghosh on 11 December 2018 at 09:14

    The sheer ineptitude of economic policymaking under prime minister Narendra Modi’s government has been evident from almost the beginning of its tenure. What is also now well-established is the aggressive and rigid approach of the political leadership, which generally pushes […]

  • The Emerging International Regime
    by Prabhat Patnailk on 10 December 2018 at 06:58

    Third world economies are now facing a reduced export demand for their goods and services for two distinct reasons. One is the world capitalist crisis which entails a reduced aggregate demand in the world economy and hence reduced aggregate exports […]

  • Development : The Re-Balancing of Economic Powers
    by betaideas on 9 December 2018 at 19:23

    Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan ISBN 978-3-319-54879-1 About the Book This book provides a brief history of the notion of development and related policies. Readers will find an overview of the main development notions and debates from 1950 to the 2015 Sustainab […]