International Institutions

  • Books

International Trade and Labor Standards: A Proposal for Linkage (with Christian Barry)
New York, Columbia University Press, 2008

The UN’s Development Function: Time for Renewal

Development, November 2018, pp. 1-7.

$1.90 a day: What does it say? (with Rahul Lahoti)
The New Left Review, Jan-Feb 2016, vol. 97. 

Development Aid and Economic Growth: A Positive Long-Run Relation (with Camelia Minoiu).
Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, 2010, 50(1), pp. 27-39.
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The World Trading System: Transcending the Economists
Proceedings of the Annual Meeting (American Society of International Law), Vol. 103 (March 25-28, 2009), pp. 432-434.

Global Development Goals: The Costs of Epistemic Conceit (with Antoine Heuty)
Economic and Political Weekly, February 9, 2008, XLIII(6), pp. 68-73.

Global Development Goals: The Folly of Technocratic Pretensions (with Antoine Heuty)
Development and Policy Review, Volume 26, Issue 1, 2008, pp. 5-28.

International Debt: The Constructive Implications of Some Moral Mathematics
Ethics and International Affairs, Volume 21, pp. 81-98, 2007.

Peer and Partner Review: A Practical Approach to Achieving the Millennium Development Goals (with Antoine Heuty)
Journal of Human Development and Capabilities, Volume 6, Issue 3, pp. 399-420, 2005.

Developing Just Monetary Arrangements
Ethics and International Affairs, Volume 17, Issue 1, pp. 81-93, 2003.

International Trade as a Means to Diverse Ends: Development, Workers, the Environment, and Global Public Goods
Published as a Foreword in Trade in the Service of Sustainable Development, edited by Olivier De Schutter

Aid Does Matter After All: Revisiting the Relationship between Aid and Growth (with Camelia Minoiu)
Published in Growth Divergences: Explaining Differences in Economic Performance, edited by Jose Antonio Ocampo, Jomo K.S. and Robert Vos, United Nations Publications and Zed Books, 2007, pp. 257-279.

Safety Nets for the Poor: A Missing International Dimension?
In Pro-Poor Macroeconomics: Potential and Limitations, ed. G.A. Cornia, London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006, pp. 144-165.

The International Monetary Fund
In the International Encyclopedia of Business and Management Handbook of Economics, 2002, ed. W. Lazonick, pp. 3343-3348.

World Development Report, 2006: A Brief Review
Economic and Political Weekly, Oct. 15th, 2005, pp. 4502-4504, republished, inter alia, in Pambazuka News.

The Role of BRICS in the World Economy and International Development

Prepared for the New Development Bank, 2017.

Strategies for Attaining the Sustainable Development Goals

Background Paper for UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs, February 2016.

Toward Adjustment for Development: Sustainable and People-Centred
Paper prepared for the United Nations Development Programme, 1997.

All that is Wrong with Modi Govt’s Obsession with Ease of Doing Business Rankings

The Print, November 27, 2018.

Warning Signs from Africa?

The New Internationalist, July 1st, 2018. 

Labour Accounts for a Small Proportion of Overall Unit Cost
Financial Times, 22nd July, 2013.

Underwriting the Poor (with Olivier De Schutter)
Project Syndicate, June 6th, 2012.

Knowledge in Development: Fostering Knowledge Generation in the Global South
Triple Crisis, March 2nd, 2010.

Interview with Sanjay Reddy, in Shaikh, Nermeen, The Present as History: Critical Perspectives on Global Power
forthcoming in Dec. 2007 from Columbia University Press.

Alternative Ways to Link Trade with Labour Standards (with Christian Barry)
Financial Times, 2nd June, 2007.

False Dilemma of the Sweatshop (with Christian Barry)
Financial Times, 24th July, 2006.

Promoting Poor Countries’ Interests in the International Trading System: A Proposal (with Christian Barry)
Economic Times (India), December 8th 2005.

  • Unpublished Papers

Global Development Goals: If at all, Why, When and How? (With Ingrid Kvangraven)
Working Paper (2015)