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Department of Development Studies

Professor John Weeks

BSc (Texas) MSc PhD (Michigan)

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John Weeks
Department of Development Studies

Professorial Research Associate

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Professor John Weeks
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http://jweeks.org

Publications

Authored Books

Weeks, John (2011) Capital, Exploitation and Economic Crises. London: Routledge. (Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy)

Weeks, John and Chisala, Victoria and Geda, Alemayehu and Dagdeviren, Hulya and McKinley, Terry and Saad Filho, Alfredo and Oya, Carlos (2007) Economic Policies for Growth, Employment and Poverty Reduction: Case Study of Zambia. Ndola, Zambia: Mission Press.

Weeks, John and Andersson, David and Cramer, Christopher and Geda, Alemayehu and Hailu, Degol and Muhereza, Frank and Rizzo, Mateo and Ronge, Eric and Stein, Howard (2002) Supporting Ownership: Swedish Development Cooperation with Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. Volume 2: Country Studies. Sweden: Sida.

Weeks, John and Andersson, David and Cramer, Christopher and Geda, Alemayehu and Hailu, Degol and Muhereza, Frank and Rizzo, Mateo and Ronge, Eric and Stein, Howard (2002) Supporting Ownership: Swedish Development Cooperation with Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. Volume 1: Synthesis Report. Sweden: Sida.

Standing, Guy and Sender, John and Weeks, John (1996) Restructuring the Labour Market: the South African challenge. An ILO Country Review. Geneva: International Labour Office.

Weeks, John (1993) Development Policy and the Economy of Sierra Leone. London: Macmillan.

Weeks, John and Jamal, Vali (1993) Africa Misunderstood. London: Macmillan. (The Macmillan series of ILO studies)

Weeks, John and Dore, Elizabeth (1992) The Red and the black: The Sandinistas and the Nicaraguan Revolution. London: Institute of Latin American Studies. (University of London Institute of Latin American Studies research papers, 28)

Weeks, John and Gunson, Phil (1991) Panama: Made in the USA. London: Latin American Bureau.

Zimbalist, Andrew and Weeks, John (1991) Panama at the Crossroads: Economic Development and Political Change in the Twentieth Century. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Weeks, John (1989) A Critique of Neoclassical Macroeconomics [also published in Hungarian and Chinese]. London and New York: Macmillan and St. Martin's.

Weeks, John (1985) Limits to Capitalist Development: The Industrialisation of Peru, 1950-1980. Boulder: Westview.

Weeks, John (1985) The Economies of Central America. New York: Holmes & Meier.

Weeks, John (1981) Capital and Exploitation. Princeton: Princeton University Press.

Edited Books

Weeks, John and Brundenius, Claes, eds. (2001) Globalization and third World Socialism. Basingstoke: Palgrave.

Weeks, John, ed. (1995) Structural Adjustment and the Agricultural Sector in Latin America. London: Macmillan.

Weeks, John and Pelupessy, Wim, eds. (1993) Economic Maladjustment in Central America. London: Macmillan.

Weeks, John, ed. (1991) Beyond superpower Rivalry: Latin America and the Third World. New York: New York University Press.

Weeks, John, ed. (1989) Debt Disaster? Banks, government and Multilaterals Confront the Crisis. New York: New York University Press.

Book Chapters

Weeks, John (2009) 'East and Southeast Asian Countries: Boom, Collapse and Recovery.' In: Westra, Richard, (ed.), Trajectories of Globalization: Third World Economies into the Twenty-first Century. Aldershot: Clarity Press. (Forthcoming)

Weeks, John (2007) 'Exports, foreign investment and growth in Latin America: scepticism by way of simulation.' In: Sheikh, Anwar, (ed.), Globalization and the Myths of Free Trade. New York: Routledge.

Weeks, John (2007) 'Inequality trends in Some Developed OECD Countries.' In: K. S., Jomo and Baudot, Jacques, (eds.), Flat World, Big Gaps. New York: Zed Books and the United Nations.

Weeks, John and Hailu, Degol (2006) 'Introduction.' In: Economic Policies in Support of MDGs and Poverty Reduction. The Africa Bureau of UNDP. (Unpublished)

Weeks, John and Stein, Howard (2006) 'The Washington Consensus.' In: Clark, D.A., (ed.), The Elgar Companion to Development Studies. London: Edward Elgar.

Weeks, John (2006) 'Macroeconomic Policies for Poverty Reduction in Africa.' In: Economic Policies in Support of MDGs and Poverty Reduction. The Africa Bureau of UNDP. (Unpublished)

Weeks, John and Hailu, Degol (2006) 'Macroeconomic & Adjustment Policies for Pro-poor Growth.' In: Economic Policies in Support of MDGs and Poverty Reduction. The Africa Bureau of UNDP. (Unpublished)

Weeks, John and Dagdeviren, Hulya and van der Hoeven, Rolph (2004) 'Redistribution Matters: Growth for Poverty Reduction.' In: Shorrocks, Anthony and van der Hoeven, Rolph, (eds.), Growth, Inequality, and Poverty: Prospects for Pro-poor Economic Growth. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Weeks, John (2003) ''Developing Country Debt and Globalisation'.' In: Saad-Filho, A, (ed.), Anti-Capitalism: A Marxist Introduction. Pluto (London).

Weeks, John (2003) ''Redistribution does matter: growth and distribution for poverty reduction'.' In: van, R and Shorrocks, A, (eds.), Growth, Inequality and Poverty. Oxford University Press and WIDER.

Weeks, John (2003) 'A Tale of Two Crises: Latin America in the 1980s and the "HPAE" in the 1990s.' In: Andersson, M. and Gunnarsson, C., (eds.), Development and Structural Change in Asia-Pacific: Globalising miracles or and end of a model? London: Routledge Curzon, pp. 48-74.

Weeks, John (2003) 'Supporting Ownership: Swedish Development Cooperation with Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda.' In: UNSPECIFIED Sida (Stockholm).

Weeks, John (2003) 'A Tale of Two Crises: Latin America in the 1980s and the 'HPAEs' in the 1990s.' In: Andersson, Martin and Gunnarsson, Christer, (eds.), Development and Structural Change in Asia-Pacific: Globalising miracles or end of a model? London: Routledge.

Weeks, John (2003) 'Developing Country Debt and Globalisation.' In: Saad-Filho, A., (ed.), Anticapitalism: A Marxist Introduction. London: Pluto Press.

Weeks, John and Cramer, C (2002) ''Macroeconomic Stabilization and Structural Adjusment'.' In: W, E and Vayrynen, R, (eds.), The Prevention of Humanitarian Emergencies. Palgrave & WIDER (London).

Weeks, John (2002) 'The Efficiency of small Enterprises in Developing Countries: An Empirical Analysis.' In: Katrak, Homi and Strange, Roger, (eds.), Small-scale enterprises in developing countries and transitional economies. Basingstoke: Palgrave.

Weeks, John and Cramer, Christopher (2002) 'Conflicts, agriculture and food security.' In: The State of Food and Agriculture: Lessons from the Past 50 Years. Rome: FAO.

Weeks, John (2001) ''Globalize, Globa-lize, Global Lies: Myths of the World Economy in the 1990s.' In: Phases of Capitalist Development : Booms, Crises and Globalizations. Palgrave (London).

Weeks, John (2001) ''A Tale of Two Transitions: Cuba and Vietnam.' In: Brundenius, C, (ed.), Globalization and Third World Socialism. Palgrave (London).

Weeks, John (2001) 'Globalize, Globa-lize, Global Lies, Myths of the World Economy in the 1990s.' In: Albritton, Robert and Itoh, Makoto and Westra, Richard and Zuege, Alan, (eds.), Phases of Capitalist Development: Booms, Crises and Globalizations. Basingstoke: Palgrave.

Weeks, John and Brundenius, Claes (2001) 'Globalization and third World Socialism.' In: Weeks, John and Brundenius, Claes, (eds.), Globalization and third World Socialism. Basingstoke: Palgrave.

Weeks, John (2001) 'A Tale of Two transitions: Cuba and Vietnam.' In: Weeks, John and Brundenius, Claes, (eds.), Globalization and third World Socialism. Basingstoke: Palgrave.

Weeks, John and Brundenius, Claes (2001) 'Conclusion: Alternative Responses to Globalization.' In: Weeks, John and Brundenius, Claes, (eds.), Globalization and third World Socialism. Basingstoke: Palgrave.

Weeks, John (1999) 'Stuck in Low GEAR? Macroeconomic Policy in South Africa 1996-98.' In: Cambridge Journal of Economics. UNSPECIFIED, pp. 795-812.

Weeks, John (1999) 'The Essence and Appearance of Globalization: The Rise of Finance Capital.' In: Adams, Francis and Gupta, Satya Dev and Mengisteab, Kidane, (eds.), Globalization and the Dilemmas of the State in the South. London: Macmillan.

Weeks, John (1997) 'Employment, Livelihoods and Macroeconomic Policy for the Sub-Saharan Countries.' In: Khan, Azizur Rahman and Muqtada, M., (eds.), Employment Expansion and Macroeconomic Stability Under Increasing Globalization. Basingstoke: Macmillan.

Weeks, John (1997) 'Open economy adjustment and transition in Viet Nam.' In: Cook, Paul and Kirkpatrick, Colin and Nixson, Frederick, (eds.), Privatization, Enterprise Development and Economic Reform: Experiences of Developing and Transitional Economies. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.

Weeks, John (1996) 'The Manufacturing Sector in Latin America and the New Economic Model.' In: Bulmer-Thomas, Victor, (ed.), The New Economic Model in Latin America and its Impact on Income Distribution and Poverty. Basingstoke: Macmillan.

Weeks, John (1995) 'Introduction.' In: Weeks, John, (ed.), Structural Adjustment and the Agricultural Sector in Latin America. London: Macmillan.

Weeks, John (1995) 'Macroeconomic adjustment and Latin American agriculture since 1980.' In: Weeks, John, (ed.), Structural Adjustment and the Agricultural Sector in Latin America. London: Macmillan.

Weeks, John and Pelupessy, Wim (1993) 'Adjustment in Central America.' In: Weeks, John and Pelupessy, Wim, (eds.), Economic Maladjustment in Central America. London: Macmillan.

Weeks, John (1993) 'The Nicaraguan Stabilisation Programme of 1989.' In: Weeks, John and Pelupessy, Wim, (eds.), Economic Maladjustment in Central America. London: Macmillan.

Weeks, John (1991) 'Macroeconomic Adjustment and the Fiction of Labour Market Clearing.' In: Standing, Guy, (ed.), Towards Social Adjustment: labour market issues in structural adjustment. Geneva: ILO.

Weeks, John (1991) 'Introduction.' In: Weeks, John, (ed.), Beyond superpower Rivalry: Latin America and the Third World. New York: New York University Press. (Geonomics Institute for International Economic Advancement series)

Weeks, John (1989) 'Introduction.' In: Weeks, John, (ed.), Debt Disaster? Banks, government and Multilaterals Confront the Crisis. New York: New York University Press.

Weeks, John (1989) 'Losers pay reparations, or how the Third World lost the lending war.' In: Weeks, John, (ed.), Debt Disaster? Banks, government and Multilaterals Confront the Crisis. New York: New York University Press.

Weeks, John (1988) 'Value and production in the General Theory.' In: Hillard, John, (ed.), J M Keynes in Retrospect. London: Edward Elgar.

Articles

Weeks, John and Geda, Alemayehu and Shimeles, Abebe (2008) 'Growth, Poverty and Inequality in Ethiopia: Which way for pro-poor growth?' Journal of International Development, Publis .

Weeks, John (2008) 'Comparing Policies in Azerbaijan and Zambia.' Development Viewpoint (13).

Weeks, John (2008) 'The Reduction of Fiscal Space in Zambia due to Dutch Disease and Tight-money Conditionalities.' Country Study, 14 .

Weeks, John (2008) 'Is a "Resource Curse" Inevitable in Resource-Rich Countries? Comparing Policies in Azerbaijan and Zambia.' Development Viewpoint (13).

Weeks, John (2007) 'Moldova's Middle-income 'Mistaken Identity': The severe income and human development costs.' Country Study .

Weeks, John and McKinley, Terry (2006) 'Does Debt Relief Increase Fiscal Space in Zambia? THE MDG Implications.' Country Study (5).

Weeks, John and Cramer, Christopher and Stein, Howard (2006) 'Ownership and Donorship: Analytical Issues and a Tanzanian Case Study.' Journal of Contemporary African Studies, 24 (3). pp. 415-436.

Weeks, John (2003) 'Small Manufacturing Establishments in Developing Countries: An empirical analysis.' International Review of Applied Economics, 17 (4). pp. 339-359.

Lubker, Malte and Smith, Graham and Weeks, John (2002) 'Growth and the poor: a comment on Dollar and Kraay.' Journal of International Development, 14 (3). pp. 555-571.

Weeks, John and Dagdeviren, H and van der Hoeven, R (2002) 'Poverty Reduction with Growth and Redistribution.' Development & Change, 33 (3). pp. 383-413.

Dagdeviren, Hulya and van der Hoeven, Rolph and Weeks, John (2002) 'Poverty Reduction with Growth and Redistribution.' Development and Change, 33 (3). pp. 383-413.

Weeks, John (2001) 'The Expansion of Capital and Uneven Development on a World Scale.' Capital and Class (74). pp. 9-30.

Weeks, John (2000) 'Latin America and the "High Performing Asian Economies": Growth and Debt.' Journal of International Development, 12 (5). pp. 625-654.

Weeks, John (2000) 'Latin America and the "High Performing Asian Economies": Growth and Debt.' Journal of International Development, 12 (5). pp. 625-654.

Weeks, John (1999) 'Wages, Employment and Workers' Rights in Latin America, 1970-1998.' International Labour Review, 138 (2). pp. 151-169.

Weeks, John (1999) 'Stuck in low GEAR? South African Macroeconomic Policy, 1996-1998.' Cambridge Journal of Economics, 23 (6). pp. 795-811.

Weeks, John (1999) 'Trade liberalisation, market deregulation, and agricultural performance in Central America.' Journal of Development Studies, 35 (5). pp. 48-75.

Weeks, John and Mosley, Paul and Subasat, Turan (1995) 'Assessing Adjustment in Africa.' World Development, 23 (9). pp. 1459-1473.

Weeks, John and Mosley, Paul (1994) 'Adjustment in Africa.' Development Policy Review, 12 (3). pp. 319-327.

Weeks, John and Mosley, Paul (1993) 'Has Recovery Begun? Africa's Adjustment in the 1980's Revisited.' World Development, 21 (10). pp. 1583-1606.

Weeks, John (1990) 'Abstract Labor and Commodity Production.' Research in Political Economy, 12 . pp. 3-19.

Weeks, John (1970) 'Uncertainty, Risk and Income and Wealth Distribution in Peasant Agriculture.' Journal of Development Studies, 7 (1). pp. 28-36.

Conference or Workshop Items

Weeks, John (2008) Economic affects of copper prices on the Zambian economy: Exchange rate regime and Kwacha appreciation. In: Challenges and Prospects for Commodity Markets in the Global Economy, A Workshop in Memory of Alfred Maizels, 19-20 September 2008, SOAS International Workshop. (Unpublished)

Weeks, John (2008) Macroeconomic Convergence in East, Central and Southern Africa, 1980-2007. In: Workshop on Macroeconomic Policy Convergence in Southern Africa, 23-26 September 2008, Pretoria, South Africa. (Unpublished)

Weeks, John (2001) Growth Variability among and within African Countries: An Aspect of Unsustained Development. In: Paper prepared for Committee for Development Policy of the United Nations, Expert Meeting, 21-23 February 2001, New York. (Unpublished)

Weeks, John and Dagdeviren, Hulya (2001) How much poverty could HIPC reduce? In: WIDER Development Conference: Debt Relief, 17-18 August 2001, Marina Congress Centre, Helsinki. (Unpublished)

Monographs

Weeks, John (2008) The Effectiveness of Monetary Policy Reconsidered. Brasilia: IPC.

McKinley, Terry and Weeks, John (2007) A Proposed Strategy for Growth, Employment and Poverty Reduction in Uzbekistan, IPC Country Study No. 12. Brasilia: International Poverty Centre.

McKinley, Terry and Weeks, John (2007) The Macroeconomic Implications of MDG-Based Strategies in Sub-Saharan Africa, IPC Policy Research Brief No. 4. Brasilia: International Poverty Centre.

Weeks, John and Patel, Shruti and Mukungu, Allan and Seshamani, Venkatesh (2007) Kwacha Appreciation 2005 – 2006: Implications for the Zambian Economy. Lusaka, Zambia: UNDP.

Weeks, John and Patel, Shruti (2007) Training Modules of the Research Programme. Economic Policies, MDGs and Poverty. International Poverty Centre. Training Module No. 1 Fiscal Policy.

Weeks, John and McKinley, Terry and Cornea, Giovanni Andre and Spoor, Max and Reynolds, Michael and Izman, Felicia and Osmani, Siddiq and Jahan, Selim (2005) Economic Policies for Growth, Employment Poverty Reduction: Moldova in Transition. Chisinau: UNDP & Sida.

Lerche, Jens and Pincus, Jonathan and Weeks, John (2004) Poverty Reduction Strategy Process and National Development Strategies in Asia: A Report to DFID. London: Centre for Development Policy and Research, SOAS University of London.

Weeks, John and Thang, Nguyen and Roy, Rathin and Lim, Joseph (2004) Macroeconomics of Poverty Reduction: Case Study of Viet Nam, Seeking Equity within Growth. Hanoi: UNDP.

Weeks, John (1999) Trade Liberalisation, Market Deregulation and Agricultural Performance in Central America. SOAS Working Paper No. 71.

Weeks, John (1999) The Expansion of Capital and Uneven Development on a World Scale. CDPR Discussion Paper 0999. Centre for Development Policy & Research (CDPR), SOAS.

Weeks, John (1998) Orthodox and Heterodox Policies for Growth in Africa south of The Sahara. CDPR Discussion Paper 0298. Centre for Development Policy & Research (CDPR), SOAS.

Weeks, John (1994) Macroeconomic Policies for Employment Generation: Africa South of the Sahara. Paper prepared under the ILO/UDNP project Economic Policy and Employment. Geneva: ILO/UNDP.

Other

Weeks, John and Hailu, Degol (2004) 'Economic Policies in Support of MDGs and Poverty Reduction.' (Unpublished)

Weeks, John (2002) ''The Efficiency of Small Enterprises in Developing Countries : an empirical analysis'.' In: Small-Scale Enterprises in Developing and Transistional Economies. Palgrave London.

Weeks, John (1993) 'Fallacies of Competition: Myths and Maladjustment in the "Third World".' An Inaugural Lecture delivered on 13 October 1993. (Unpublished)

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