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Development classics

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The ID21 service and the Institute of Development Studies are summarising some of the seminal work in international development research published since 1947. They are starting off with five classics from researchers who are or were based at IDS: Hans Singer, Dudley Seers, Richard Jolly, Michael Lipton and Robert Chambers.

Unfair trade: commodity producing poor countries lose out

The meaning of development

Redistribution with growth

Why poor people stay poor: urban bias in world development

Rural development: putting the last first


Classic papers from around the world will follow. You can suggest them titles at [email protected]


Via Our Word is Our Weapon:

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