Latest News: King’s College London – February 2022
News & Publications
Gender in emerging economies:
- Jelke Boesten has published ‘Transformative gender justice: Criminal proceedings for conflict-related sexual violence in Guatemala and Peru’ in the Australian Journal of Human Rights Vol 27 (3), Nov 2021, as part of a Festschrift for Professors Andy Durbach and Andrew Byrnes, UNSW.
- In January 2022, together with Cathy McIlwaine, Jelke Boesten presented the podcast project, Women Resisting Violence in Latin America, funded by the ESRC Impact Acceleration Fund.
- Ye Liu speaks on the ‘WORLD: we got this’ podcast (King’s College London) about how gender inequalities are having an impact in China and what could be done to create a more equal world.
Social and economic inequalities in emerging economies:
- Eduardo Ortiz-Juarez writes for Review of Income and Wealth (10 January 2022) “When Life Gives You Lemons: Using Cross-Sectional Surveys to Identify Chronic Poverty in the Absence of Panel Data”, which proposes an alternative method to identify chronic poverty in the absence of panel data
- Eduardo Ortiz-Juarez writes for Third World Quarterly (22 December 2021) “Measuring global poverty before and during the pandemic: a political economy of overoptimism”, which provides an up-to-date critique of the global poverty estimates and demonstrate how patterns of poverty would differ if small changes in methodology were implemented.
- Eduardo Ortiz-Juarez published a blog post for UNDP (24 January 2022): “Tracking three divergences in 2022”.
- Eduardo Ortiz-Juarez published blog post for UNU-WIDER (16 January 2022): “Above or below the poverty line. Three key questions for understanding shifts in global poverty”
Economic development and productive capacities in emerging economies:
- Charlotte Goodburn & Jan Knoerich (2021) Importing export zones: processes and impacts of replicating a Chinese model of urbanization in rural south India, Urban Geography, DOI: 10.1080/02723638.2021.2014669
- Enjuto Martinez, R., Qu, Y., and Howell, J. (2021). Effects of Government Contracting of Services on NGOs in China: Convergence and Divergence with International Experience. Voluntas.
- Howell, J., Enjuto Martinez, R., and Qu, Y. (2021). Technologies of Authoritarian Statecraft in Welfare Provision. Development and Change, 52(6): 1418-1444.
DAWN policy transformations project: South Africa case study
Busi Sibeko (Institute for Economic Justice) talks about the interlinkages between macroeconomic policy and social protection, in line with the DAWN’s Policy Transformations analytical framework (Llavaneras Blanco and Cuervo, 2021) in South Africa. As part of the Development in Action series.
9 February 2022, 17:00-18:30
More details and registration: https://www.kcl.ac.uk/events/dawn-policy-transformations-project-south-africa-case-study
Professor Sakiko Fukuda-Parr (The New School) outlines the objectives and purpose of ‘global health security’, and how discussions about a Pandemic Treaty provide an opportunity and an imperative to rethink the paradigm of global health security that has shaped the current international response to the COVID-19 pandemic. As part of the Interrogating Development series.
16 February 2022, 17:00-18:30
More details and registration: https://www.kcl.ac.uk/events/decolonising-pandemic-governance-the-need-for-a-paradigmatic-shift