The American Dream Is A Myth, Says Nobel-Prize Winner Joseph Stiglitz
It has become increasingly difficult for Americans to climb the economic ladder, says Joseph Stiglitz, a Nobel-prize winning economist. The U.S. has one of the highest levels of income inequality amon...
Lester Brown: 'Vast dust bowls threaten tens of millions with hunger'
Over his 50-year career, Lester Brown has become known for his accurate global environmental predictions. As he enters retirement, he warns the world may face the worst hunger crisis of our lifetimes
The American Dream Is A Myth, Says Nobel-Prize Winner Joseph Stiglitz
It has become increasingly difficult for Americans to climb the economic ladder, says Joseph Stiglitz, a Nobel-prize winning economist. The U.S. has one of the highest levels of income inequality amon...
Lester Brown: 'Vast dust bowls threaten tens of millions with hunger'
Over his 50-year career, Lester Brown has become known for his accurate global environmental predictions. As he enters retirement, he warns the world may face the worst hunger crisis of our lifetimes
Joseph Stiglitz
Joseph Eugene Stiglitz, ForMemRS, FBA (born February 9, 1943) is an American economist and a professor at Columbia University. He is a recipient of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (2001)...
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Equality of autonomy
Equality of autonomy is a political philosophy concept of Amartya Sen that argues "that the ability and means to choose our life course should be spread as equally as possible across society"—i.e., an...
Dean Jamison
Dean Jamison is an economist and global health researcher. He is a professor of global health at the University of Washington in Seattle and is on the faculty at the Institute for Health Metrics and ...
Peter Ady
Peter Honorine Ady (1914, Rangoon – 2004) was an Oxford economist.Parents : Malcom H. Ady and Cecile Estelle Muriel DuBern.She first attended Oxford as an undergraduate at Lady Margaret Hall. Lat...
James Putzel
James Putzel is a Professor of Development Studies and Director of the Crisis States Research Centre at the LSE. He was educated at McGill and Oxford universities. His research focus as been on agrar...
Moses Coady
Rev. Dr. Moses Michael Coady (3 January 1882 – 28 July 1959) was a Roman Catholic priest, adult educator and co-operative entrepreneur best known for his instrumental role in the Antigonish Movement....
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Virginia Abernethy
Virginia Abernethy (born 1934) is an American professor emerita of psychiatry and anthropology at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine best known for work on population demography and for being a ...
Vikram Akula
Vikram Akula is a pioneer in market-based approaches to financial inclusion. He is the founder and former chairperson of SKS Microfinance, an organization that offers microloans and insurance to poor ...
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John Luke Gallup
John Luke Gallup (born January 16, 1962) is an American economist.Gallup got his PhD in 1994 at the University of California, Berkeley. From 1996 to 2000 he was a Research Fellow at the Center for Int...
Muhammad Yunus
Muhammad Yunus (Bengali: মুহাম্মদ ইউনূস; born 28 June 1940) is a Bangladeshi social entrepreneur, banker, economist and civil society leader who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for founding the ...
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Sulak Sivaraksa
Sulak Sivaraksa (Thai: สุลักษณ์ ศิวรักษ์; rtgs: Sulak Siwarak; pronounced [sùlák sìwárák]; born March 27, 1933 in Siam) is the founder and director of the Thai NGO “Sathirakoses-Nagapradeepa ...
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William Easterly
William Russell Easterly (born September 7, 1957) is an American economist, specializing in economic development. He is a Professor of Economics at New York University, joint with Africa House, and Co...
Rogelio Frigerio
Rogelio Frigerio (November 2, 1914 – September 13, 2006) was an Argentine economist, journalist and politician.
Rogelio Frigerio was born in Buenos Aires in 1914 to Gerónimo Frigerio and Car...
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Richard Feachem
Sir Richard George Andrew Feachem, KBE, FREng (born 10 April 1947) is Professor of Global Health at both the University of California, San Francisco, and the University of California, Berkeley, and Di...
Teodor Shanin
Teodor Shanin OBE, born 1930 in Vilnius, Lithuania (then in possession of Polish Republic) is a British sociologist who was for many years a Professor of Sociology at the University of Manchester. He ...
Antigonish Movement
The Antigonish Movement blended adult education, co-operatives, microfinance and rural community development to help small, resource-based communities around Canada’s Maritimes improve their economic ...
Michael Edwards (academic)
Michael Aubrey "Mike" Edwards (born 1957) is a writer and activist who has worked in various positions in foundations, think-tanks and international development institutions and who has written widely...
Ross Levine
Ross Levine (born April 16, 1960) is an American economist who currently holds the Willis H. Booth Chair in Banking and Finance at the University of California at Berkeley. He is also a Senior Fellow ...
Akhtar Hameed Khan
Akhtar Hameed Khan (Urdu: اختر حمید خان‎, pronounced [ˈəxt̪ər ɦəˈmiːd̪ ˈxaːn]; 15 July 1914 – 9 October 1999) was a Pakistani development practitioner and social scientist. He promoted parti...
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Stefan Dercon
Stefan Dercon is the current chief economist of the UK Department for International Development (DfID). He is a notable Micro-Development Economist who has, since 2004, been a Professor of Development...