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Further Readings

Birdsall N, Fukuyama F (2011) The Post-Washington Consensus: Development After the Crisis. Foreign Affairs March-April 2011, reprinted as Working Paper 244, by the Center for Global Development (CDG).

Available from: http://iis-db.stanford.edu/pubs/23124/foreignaffairs_postwashingtonconsensus.pdf

'A clear shift in the development agenda is underway. Traditionally, an agenda generated in the developed world was implemented in - and, indeed, often imposed on - the developing world. The United States, Europe, and Japan will continue to be significant sources of economic resources and ideas, but the emerging markets will become significant players. Countries such as Brazil, China, India, and South Africa will be both donors and recipients of resources for development and of best practices for how to use them. In fact, development has never been something that the rich bestowed on the poor but rather something the poor achieved for themselves. It appears that the Western powers are finally waking up to this truth in light of a financial crisis that, for them, is by no means over.'

Chandy L, Gertz G (2011) Poverty in Numbers: The Changing State of Global Poverty from 2005 to 2015. The Brookings Institution, Washington DC.

Available from: http://www.brookings.edu/papers/2011/01_global_poverty_chandy.aspx

Collier P (2007) The Bottom Billion: Why the Poorest Countries are Failing and What Can be Done About it. Oxford University Press.
Heilbroner R (2000) The Worldly Philosophers: the Lives, Times and Ideas of the Great Economic Thinkers. Penguin Books, London.

Jackson T (2009) Prosperity without Growth: the Transition to a Sustainable Economy. Sustainable Development Commission.

Available from: http://www.sd-commission.org.uk/publications.php?id=914

Kay J (2004) The Truth about Markets: Why Some Nations are Rich, but Most Remain Poor. Penguin Books, London.
Layard K (2011) Happiness: Lessons from a New Science. Penguin Books.
North DC (1990) Institutions, Institutional Change and Economic Performance. Cambridge University Press, New York.
Sen A (2001) Development as Freedom. Oxford University Press, Oxford.

Sumner A (2010) Global Poverty and the New Bottom Billion: What if Three-quarters of the World's Poor Live in Middle-income Countries? IDS Working Paper No 349. Institute of Development Studies (IDS).

Available from: http://www.ids.ac.uk/files/dmfile/Wp349.pdf

Todaro MP, Smith SC (2009) Economic Development, 10th edn. Pearson Education Ltd, Harlow.

United Nations (2011) The Millennium Development Goals Report 2011. United Nations, New York.

Available from: http://www.beta.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/librarypage/mdg/MDG_Report_2011.html