(list updated August 2009)

Recent Papers

Incentives, Capabilities, and Space – The Evolution of the World Trading System and the Future of Developing Countries in C. Pietrobelli & Rajah Rasiah (eds.), Evidence-based Development Economics – Essays in Honour of Sanjaya Lall, University of Malay Press, Kuala Lumpur, 2012, forthcoming.

Reply to the Comments on “Institutions and Economic Development: Theory, Policy, and History, Journal of Institutional Economics, 2011, vol. 7, no. 4.

Institutions and economic development: Theory, policy, and history, Journal of Institutional Economics, 2011, vol. 7, no. 4.

Should industrial policy in developing countries conform to comparative advantage or defy it? - A debate between Justin Lin and Ha-Joon Chang, Development Policy Review, 2009, vol. 27, no. 5

State-owned Enterprise Reform in UNDESA (United Nations Department of Social and Economic Affairs) (ed.), National Development Strategies – Policy Notes, 2008

Industrial Policy: Can we go beyond an unproductive confrontation?, a Plenary Paper for ABCDE (Annual World Bank Conference on Development Economics), Seoul, South Korea, 22-4, Revised: 30 September 2009

The Microfinance Illusion, with M. Bateman, March 2009, mimeo, University of Juraj Dobrila Pula, Croatia, and University of Cambridge, UK

Rethinking Public Policy in Agriculture – Lessons from History, Distant and Recent, Journal of Peasant Studies, 2009, vol. 36, no. 3.

Economic History of the Developed World: Lessons for Africa, lecture delivered in the Eminent Speakers Programme of the African Development Bank, 26 February, 2009

Under-explored Treasure Troves of Development Lessons – Lessons from the Histories of Small Rich European Countries (SRECs) in M. Kremer, P. van Lieshoust & R. Went (eds.), Doing Good or Doing Better – Development Policies in a Globalising World, Amsterdam University Press, Amsterdam, 2009

Hamlet without the Prince of Denmark: How development has disappeared from today’s ‘development’ discourse, in S. Khan & J. Christiansen (eds.), Towards New Developmentalism: Market as Means rather than Master, Routledge, Abingdon, 2010