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Nedson Ng'oma

A Malawian who has an M.A. in Economics from Jawaharlal Nehru University in India and an M.A. in International Development from Maynooth University in Ireland. I am also on the Engagement Team of the Black Economists Network. I am interested in the political economy of development, political ecology and the intersections of race and economics.

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2021
Level: advanced
The postcolonial critique of Economics is one of the sharpest and most comprehensive indictments of the discipline, highlighting the discipline's limited treatment of power and culture and the incompatibility of the discipline's theoretical frameworks and predictions with the contexts of most formerly colonised territories. This interview of Prof. Eiman Zein-Elabdin …
2020
Level: beginner
In this webinar, Dr. Grieve Chelwa, Dr. Cecilia Lanata Briones and Professor Jayati Ghosh discuss what is meant by “Decolonising Economics”.
Level: beginner
A remarkable and insightful tribute into the works of late Malawian development economist, Professor Thandika Mkandawire. Must read for anyone looking to broaden their scope of understanding development as it relates to the African continent.
2015
Level: beginner
This blogpost discusses the bias the Economics discipline has towards Africa. It points out how important conferences on issues regarding Africa take place in Western countries at the expense of those based in Africa.
2018
Level: advanced
In this essay, Professor Robert Pollin explores the short falls of the degrowth perspective in handling the impending environmental collapse as well as elaborates on the efficacies of a green new deal.

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