Lessons from the GFC for the GEC

[mp3]http://www.econnow.com/wp/wp-content/mp3/GFCandGEC.mp3[/mp3] I was recently prompted by James O'Loghlin (host of Sunday's with James O'Loghlin program on ABC Local radio, Sydney) to think about solutions to both the GFC (Global Financial Crisis) and the GEC (Global…

Terrorism in Pakistan: is this a development issue?

Listen to the podcast of this post here: [mp3]http://www.econnow.com/wp/wp-content/mp3/TerrorismAndPovertyInPakistan.mp3[/mp3] Or download it here: download (.mp3) The recent terrorist attacks in Pakistan against the Sri Lankan cricket team bring back awful memories of the Mumbai bombings,…

Is Aid Killing Africa? – Foreign Correspondent –…

Watch the episode here: Watch online This Foreign Correspondent report brings the work of Dambisa Moyo, a Zambian-born economist who thinks that western Aid is creating long-term dependencies on outside help, stifling internal economic activity…

Reporting on Closing the Gap – Should we…

For those Australians who think that Development issues are something to do with Sub-Suharan Africa, think again. There is all the terrible and tragic action happening right on our doorstep. The recent first report card…