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.

  • Kerala Covid-19 Response Model for Emulation
    by Jomo Kwame Sundaram on 10 April 2020 at 04:45

    Within weeks, the Covid-19 epidemic was classified by the World Health Organization (WHO) as an epidemic of international significance, triggering a pre-agreed WHO response. By the end of the first week of April, more than 1.3 million people had been confirmed…

  • The Coming Global Recession: Building an Internationalist Response
    by Jayati Ghosh on 9 April 2020 at 04:45

    A video recording of a webinar held on 8 April with Professor Jayati Ghosh, Quinn Slobodian, Walden Bello and Lebohang Pheko on the likely global impacts of the economic fallout from the Coronavirus and how we might be better prepared…

  • A Thank You to Martin Khor, Champion of Global Equity
    by betaideas on 8 April 2020 at 14:10

    Last week the world lost Martin Khor, an intellectual and strategic giant of the movements to reduce the inequities between rich and poor countries. He was also my friend for the past four decades. Martin and I met when I…

  • Assessment of the Situation in Rohna Village (Hoshangabad District, Madhya Pradesh)
    by betaideas on 8 April 2020 at 09:51

    The two-hour drive from Bhopal to Hoshangabad along National Highway 46 is marked by wide, yet congested roads with several traffic bottlenecks till Obedullaganj. Past this town, narrow, bumpy roads lead to a bridge across the Narmada river. Across the…

  • Green Counter-Revolution in Africa?
    by Jomo Kwame Sundaram on 8 April 2020 at 05:02

    In 2006, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Rockefeller Foundation jointly launched the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA). The African Green Revolution Forum claims AGRA is the “world’s most important and impactful forum for African…