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.

  • Lessons from the Moonshot for fixing global problems
    by Jayati Ghosh on 20 January 2021 at 05:00

    Mission Economy: A Moonshot Guide to Changing Capitalism Author: Mariana Mazzucato Allen Lane (2021) Imprint: Allen Lane ISBN: 9780241419731 BOOK REVIEW The World Health Organization appointed economist Mariana Mazzucato to head its Council on the Economics of Health for All in 2020.…

  • Four Ways Biden Can Boost the Global Economy
    by Jayati Ghosh on 20 January 2021 at 04:48

    The US is nowhere near as economically dominant as it was even a decade ago. Yet President-elect Joe Biden can take several relatively simple steps that would have far-reaching benefits for the US economy, the American people, and the rest…

  • Reflections on Aid and Regime Change in Ethiopia: A Response to Cheeseman
    by betaideas on 18 January 2021 at 07:15

    Download PDF In a piece, published on 22 December 2020, that he describes as the most important thing he wrote in 2020, Nic Cheeseman penned a strong criticism of what he calls the ‘model of authoritarian development’ in Africa. This…

  • The Corporate-Hindutva Alliance and The Peasants
    by Prabhat Patnailk on 18 January 2021 at 04:38

    We are witnessing a bizarre situation. One comes across instances where   consumers want growing of food crops for supplying to the public distribution system, while producers, lured by the apparent gains of shifting to cash crops, are reluctant to do…

  • Engels on the Peasant War in Germany  
    by Prabhat Patnailk on 15 January 2021 at 04:36

    At a time when peasant masses in the country are engaged in a valiant struggle for the repeal of the Central government’s three infamous laws, and have laid peaceful siege to Delhi, braving rains and bitter cold, it is worth…