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Arguing for a Better World: The Work and Legacy of Meghnad Desai
     

Arguing for a Better World: The Work and Legacy of Meghnad Desai

by Polly Vizard
 

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Meghnad Desai is Professor Emeritus of Economics at the LSE. He is founder of LSE Global Governance. From 1990-1995 he was Director of LSE's Development Studies Institute and has been at the LSE for over 30 years. In 1991, Meghnad Desai was created Lord Desai of St Clement Danes. His latest book is Marx's Revenge: The Resurgence of Capitalism and the Death

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Meghnad Desai is Professor Emeritus of Economics at the LSE. He is founder of LSE Global Governance. From 1990-1995 he was Director of LSE's Development Studies Institute and has been at the LSE for over 30 years. In 1991, Meghnad Desai was created Lord Desai of St Clement Danes. His latest book is Marx's Revenge: The Resurgence of Capitalism and the Death of Statist Socialism.

By enabling leading scholars and other public figures to explore the subjects that inspired them and Lord Desai, the publication will offer a fascinating exploration of progress on economics, human rights and development issues. The initiative identifies the continuing contribution made by Lord Desai, and the development of the themes highlighted by his work.

Topics covered include:
Econometric modeling Macro economics and monetary theory Development Inequality, poverty and famines Marx and political economy Globalization and global governance History of economic ideas Nationalism in South Asia
Contributors include: Robert Skidelsky, Charles Goodhart, David Hendry, John Harriss, Purna Sen and others.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781849665216
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
12/06/2011
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Mary Kaldor is Co-director for the Study of Global Governance at the LSE.

Polly Vizard is a Research Fellow at the Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Development, LSE.

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