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Development Economics

Rukmini Thapa
Summer Academy 2022 for Pluralist Economics, 2022
Level: beginner
Perspective: Other
Topic: North-South-Relations & Development
Format: Course description/syllabus

This workshop was originally taught at the Summer Academy for Pluralist Economics 2022
Instructor: Rukmini Thapa (India)

Development Economics 

  1. ‘The Why and How of Reclaiming Development Studies’ (Chapter 1), in Reclaiming Development Studies- Edited by Murat Arsel, Anirban Dasgupta and Servaas Storm, Anthem press (2021).
  2. ‘What Preceded Development Economics’ (Chapter 3), in Whatever Happened to the Third World? A History of the Economics of Development- Peter de Haan (2019), Palgrave Macmillan. 
  3. ‘Using survey methods in heterodox economic research’ (Chapter 6) and ‘Qualitative and ethnographic methods in economics’ (Chapter 7) in Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Heterodox Economics- edited by Frederic S. Lee and Bruce Cronin (2016), Edward Elgar. 
  4. ‘The Perspective of Freedom’ (Chapter I) and ‘The Ends and the Means of Development’ (Chapter 2) in Sen Amartya. 1999. Development as Freedom. New York: Anchor Books.
  5. How Lives Change: Palanpur, India and Development Economics, by Himanshu, Peter Lanjouw and Nicholas Stern (2018). Oxford.
  6. ‘Agrarian Distress and Seasonal Outmigration: Insights from a Field Survey in North Bengal’- Rukmini Thapa and Deepak K Mishra, Sociological Bulletin (2022). 
  7. ‘Building Resilience: Compulsions and Challenges’ in S. Irudaya Rajan & M. Sumeetha (eds.) Handbook on Internal Migration in India (2020), Sage Publishing.
  8. ‘Universal Elementary Education in India: Barriers and Persistent Challenges’ (with Kaustav K Sarkar), Social Change, Vol.49, No. (2), 2019. 

 

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