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Dudley Seers and development policy in Ghana

Barbara Ingham

Dudley Seers and development policy in Ghana

the visiting economist as development adviser.

by Barbara Ingham

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Published by University of Salford Department of Economics in Salford .
Written in English


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SeriesSalford papers in economics / University of Salford Department of Economics -- 89-3
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Poverty impacts of natural resource revenues. Dudley Seers as a Development Adviser in Ghana and Malta (‘Development Economics in Action’), that policy in Ghana at this time did fairly. His latest book, The Economics of Poverty: History, Measurement and Policy, was published by Oxford University Press in He is President of the Society for the Study of Economic Inequality, a Senior Fellow of the Bureau for Research in Economic Analysis of Development, a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, USA. The Institute of Development Studies was set up as a centre for teaching and research on the problems of development, and has drawn together a number of experienced professionals in economics (especially agricultural economics), manpower planning, political science, public administration and.   Last week Sir Richard Jolly delivered the 10th Dudley Seers Memorial Lecture at IDS. Dudley Seers passed away in He is widely acknowledged to be one of the Institutes's most influential Fellows and Directors. One of Dudley's great strengths was to bring a freshness, vividness and originality to a seemingly intractable problem.

Downloadable! The paper compares perspectives on the meaning of development in the late s and early s to the contemporary period, with a focus on the works of Dudley Seers and Amartya Sen. Both men were critical of the development literature of their times. Seers was especially critical of neoclassicism's universal claims and economic growth as the prime objective. EADI is the leading European network in the field of development research and training. EADI is a Europe-wide network of institutes, researchers and students of various disciplines in the field of development studies. It organises activities and offers facilities for the international exchange of knowledge and experience in the professional on: Kaiser Friedrich Stra Bonn, Key Thinkers on Development is therefore the essential handbook on the world’s most influential development thinkers and an invaluable guide for students of development and sustainability, policy-makers and practitioners seeking an accessible overview of this diverse field and its leading voices. This collection of ten essays focuses and analyses Ghana's political, economic, agrarian and social development. The authors are all Ghanaian scholars, and they reflect on their country's experience from different perspectives, providing an indigenous voice to the debate about the country's development.

DESCRIPTION OF NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT POLICY FRAMEWORK (NDPF) • National Development Policy Framework (NDPF) e.g. Ghana Shared Growth and Development Agenda (GSGDA, ‐ ) is the development agenda for the country for a planned period from to File Size: 1MB. An article by Professor Kate Meagher entitled “T axing Times: Taxation, divided societies and the informal economy in Northern Nigeria”, published in The Journal of Development Studies 54(1), has been awarded the journal's Dudley Seers Memorial Prize for the best article of   The release of this book coincides with 60th anniversary of Ghana's independence and provides comprehensive coverage of macroeconomic, sectoral, and social issues. The editors are two of the foremost authorities on the economy of Ghana and on Africa more generally, and the book includes contributions from authors within and outside of Ghana.   At the end of a three-year long bottom-up international consultation animated by UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and involving some participants in a series of workshops and conferences around the world, the "Voluntary Guidelines for Securing Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries in the Context of Food Security and Poverty Eradication" (SSF Guidelines) was adopted in.


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Overview of Dudley Seers' contributions to develop-ment studies. Dudley provided his own. His death on 21st March came only four months after he had completed the manuscript of a book which was originally intended to be no more than Dudley Seers and development policy in Ghana book reprinting of a number of his past papers, covering different aspects of Dudley Seers and development policy in Ghana book approach to economics and.

Nice post. especially the portion on your own learning process. Adding a bit to the context (when this paper by Seers is published) – 1. Francois Perroux in in a departure from the the conventional understanding of development as economic growth, moralizes development debate.

He talks about ‘development of while man within each man’. Dudley Seers and development policy in Ghana: This book answers critics of the basic needs approach, views this approach as a logical step in the evolution of economic analysis and development policy, and presents a clearsighted interpretation of the issues.

Seers, Dudley Languages. English () Spanish (12) French (6) Chinese (1. Development and the Gab of Inequalities Dudley Seers used poverty, unemployment and inequality as indicators for In Micheal P. Tadoro and Stephen C. Smith book, Economic Development, they. The Meaning of Development ADC reprint Issue 44 of Communications series Volume 44 of Communications series: Institute of Development Studies Theories of development and underdevelopment: Author: Dudley Seers: Contributor: Institute of Development Studies (Brighton, England) Publisher: Institute of Development Studies at the University of.

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The new constitution which had come into being provided for eight elected. Dudley Seers, the Institute for Development Studies, and the Fracturing of International Development Thought in the s and s Article in History of Political Economy 52(1) October Author: Stephen Macekura.

The paper compares perspectives on the meaning of development in the late s and early s to the contemporary period, with a focus on the works of Dudley Seers and Amartya Sen. Both men were critical of the development literature of their times.

Seers was especially critical of neoclassicism’s universal claims and economic growth as the prime objective.

For Sen, development involves. Seers, Dudley. Report on financial and physical problems of development in the Gold Coast. [Accra], [Office of the Govt. Statistician], [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book:.

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