Latest News: King’s College London – April 2022
News & Publications
Gender in emerging economies:
- Nahee Kang and Ye Liu share their observations on rising inequality and divisive identity politics that is undermining the quality of democracy in South Korea.
Social and economic inequalities in emerging economies:
- Eduardo Ortiz-Juarez speaks on the ‘WORLD: we got this‘ podcast (King’s College London) about global poverty and basic incomes.
- Eduardo Ortiz-Juarez published a working a working paper “The Global Inequality Boomerang” in UNU-WIDER series. Other two versions have been published as Discussion Paper in the series of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), and as Applied Economics and Policy Working Paper Series at Cornell University.
- Eduardo Ortiz-Juarez published the blog post “Sunshine, elephants, and boomerangs: Is a dramatic rise in global income inequality looming?” in Duncan Green’s blog From Poverty to Power.
Economic development and productive capacities in emerging economies:
Ingrid Kvangraven has co-authored a piece analysing the ongoing industrial dispute in UK higher education in the context of wider structural problems of marketisation, privatisation, commodification, and decolonisation. Read it on the Diversifying and Decolonising Economics (D-Econ) blog.
States, Markets, and Foreign Aid: Book talk with author, Simone Dietrich
This book talk with author, Professor Simone Dietrich (University of Geneva) discusses the current landscape of aid, exploring the question of why do some donor governments pursue international development through recipient governments, while others bypass such local authorities.
27 April 2022, 14:30-16:00
More details and registration: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/states-markets-and-foreign-aid-book-talk-with-author-simone-dietrich-tickets-275749252437
Call for Papers
A call for papers on “Advancing the Inclusive Industrial Growth Debate” for a special journal issue with Competition & Change, guest edited by Dr Nahee Kang and Professor Shaohua Zhan, and emerges from a series of workshops funded by KCL-NTU Global Partnership Fund. Full details here.