In an interview with Reuters, Kevin Gallagher, Professor of Global Development Policy at Boston University’s Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies and Director of the Global Development Policy Center (GDP Center), discussed the need for debt write-offs for countries that are most vulnerable to actions of climate change. The article, titled “Up to $520bln in Debt Write-offs Needed for Emerging Nations’ Climate…
Professor Gallagher and co-authors’ study illuminates the key role of bilateral financing in filling the infrastructure financing gap and supporting power capacity expansions in developing countries.
Do economies always grow fastest when left alone? Can governments spur economic development through active measures? What kinds of interventions are most effective?
“Reworking the Ecuador deal in that image is good development policy and good foreign policy that won’t be forgotten in Ecuador. It is also a better way to compete with China.”
The GDP Database enables more nuanced analysis of investment and finance activities with the participation of Chinese actors.
The Frederick S. Pardee School for Global Studies at Boston University invites applications for three faculty positions.
When Kumudu Gunasekera (Pardee’00) was growing up in Sri Lanka, development around his homeland was exemplified by dirt roads and mud huts. It’s different now.
MA candidate Ziyi Zhang had the opportunity to visit several international organizations this summer while studying abroad in Geneva.
MA Candidate Bethany Bell traveled to Ghana to work in that nation’s Ministry of Gender, Children, and Social Protection.