GDI December news
Professor Bina Agawal wins Kenneth E. Boulding Memorial Award for Ecological Economics
The Global Development Institute is pleased to announce that Professor Bina Agarwal has been awarded the prestigious Kenneth E. Boulding Memorial Award for Ecological Economics 2023 by the ISEE. The prize recognises Bina’s significant contributions to ecological economics, focusing on environmental governance, agrarian change, and social equity in developing countries. She was presented with the prize at the ISEE 2023 Biennial Conference in Santa Marta on 28th October 2023.
Tom Lavers published the open-access book Ethiopia’s ‘Developmental State’: Political Order and Distributive Crisis (Cambridge University Press) last month.
Sam Hickey’s book, Pockets of Effectiveness and the Politics of State-building and Development in Africa, was published with open access by Oxford University Press back in August. We also published a blog about the release in September.
Jaco Renken published ‘Exploring the Drivers of Successful IoT Adoption for Business Transformation: The Case of German Manufacturers’ with Aigerim Zhuankhan in International Journal of Innovation Management.
Shamel Azmeh published ‘Can Mediterranean Value Chains Offer a Path of Development to the South?’ in IEMed.
Nick Jepson contributed to ‘The Second Cold War: US-China competition for centrality in infrastructure, digital, production, and finance networks in Geopolitics’ in Geopolitics as part of an author collective including Seth Schindler and PGRs Gilead Teri, Hannah McNicol, and Louis Cyuzuzo. Published in September, the piece is already the journal’s most-read article of 2023!
Uma Kothari co-edited an open-access volume entitled Challenging Global Development: Towards Decoloniality and Justice as part of the EADI Global Development Series. She also published Advanced Introduction to Critical Global Development with Elise Klein as part of the Elgar Advanced Introductions series.