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.

  • The larger crisis that NPAs signal
    by C. P. Chandrasekhar on 17 September 2018 at 05:31

    Having overcome a legacy of extreme shortage of supply, India’s power sector is in the midst of a crisis with ramifications of a wholly different kind. The crisis arises because firms accounting for significant proportion of power sector assets hav […]

  • The State of the Indian Economy
    by Jayati Ghosh on 16 September 2018 at 06:00

    Only the blind or the foolhardy would claim that the Indian economy is in good shape. Despite the government’s obsession with high GDP growth – according to which the Indian economy is doing not just reasonably well but is among […]

  • Call for Papers : The Japanese Political Economy
    by betaideas on 16 September 2018 at 05:43

    The Japanese Political Economy is rejuvenated and renewed with a new editor, new co-editors and a new, international editorial board. It continues Japanese Economic Studies; a leading journal published continuously since 1972, that was known as Japanese Economy, from 1997 to […]

  • RCEP Deal can be disastrous for India
    by betaideas on 13 September 2018 at 10:13

    Trade ministers of 16 countries negotiating the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) met for their crucial sixth meeting in Singapore in end-August, in an effort to create by far the largest economic integration agreement. The joint media statement issued at […]

  • Great Recession, Greater Illusions
    by Jomo Kwame Sundaram on 12 September 2018 at 06:10

    In 2009, the world economy contracted by -2.2%. Growth in all developing countries declined from around 8% in 2007 to 2.6% in 2009 as the developed world contracted by -3.8% in 2009. The collapse of the Lehmann Brothers investment bank […]