Thinking out loud: Is aid systematically unsystemic?

Originally published on 26 August 2013, edited and republished on 23 July 2019 I am taking a risk with this post, but I am sure my regular readers will bear with me as I think out loud. I have been fortunate in the past few months to have been able to focus my praxis almost… Continue reading Thinking out loud: Is aid systematically unsystemic?

Link to evolution for everyone

Thank you Michael Meadon for sending me the link to the Evolution for Everyone blogsite by David Sloan Wilson. In a series of blog articles David describes evolution in economics from different perspectives. Reading these articles made me realise why local stakeholder groups are so ineffective in promoting or driving local economic growth. Very often… Continue reading Link to evolution for everyone

Local economic development as an evolutionary process

Modern evolutionary economics is about 20 years old now, and many research programmes continue to add to the content of the subject. I think that development practitioners have a lot to learn from this subject. When we work at the local level, with local stakeholders and local resources, we are often confronted by the failures… Continue reading Local economic development as an evolutionary process

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